|Snow in middle of roadway may have contributed to crash|
|Sunday, January 26, 2014 9:00 PM|
No citations were issued following a two-vehicle accident in the 700 block of East Fifth Street investigate by Delphos Police at approximately 4:35 p.m. Friday.
According to reports, a semi tractor-trailer driven by Mark Hileman of Ohio City was traveling westbound in the outside lane on East Fifth Street. An SUV pulling a trailer driven by Michael Sponseller of Ossian, Ind., was also traveling westbound in the inside lane beside the Hileman vehicle. When the Sponseller vehicle pulled ahead of the Hileman semi, the SUV’s trailer struck a mirror on the semi.
Both drivers claimed to in their marked lanes. It was noted snow, approximately two feet high and three feet wide, was plowed into the center of the roadway.
The damage to the Sponseller trailer consisted of scuffs and tears to an awning on the items on the trailer.