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3 hurt when vehicle crashes into Amherst Township home, strikes man in bed

Authorities say the vehicle struck a large landscaping boulder before crashing into the residence.
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At the scene were a car crashed into this home in Amherst Township.

LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio — Authorities say three people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle crashed into a house in Amherst Township on Wednesday.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says it happened when a 16-year-old driver behind the wheel of a 2011 Ford Mustang traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a large landscaping boulder while southbound on Oberlin Road.

The vehicle then rolled, crossed Middle Ridge Road and “drove through a house,” striking a man who was in bed.

Authorities list the injuries as follows:

  • The 27-year-old man in bed: Taken by LifeCare to Lorain Mercy Hospital with incapacitating injuries.
  • The Mustang's driver: Taken by LifeCare to Lorain Mercy Hospital with incapacitating injures. Authorities say he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the incident.
  • 16-year-old passenger: Taken by LifeCare to Lorain Mercy Hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening. Authorities say he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the incident.

Excessive speed is listed as a contributing factor in the crash. An exact time of the incident was not provided.

We will update this story if any additional details are released.

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