Motorist cited in collision with tractor trailer

OhioHighwayPatrol logo

Robert Leas, 26, of DeGraff, was cited for failure to control following a two-car crash that occurred about 2 p.m. Friday on State Route 287 near County Road 28.

Troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol report he was traveling northeast on S.R. 287 west of C.R. 28 approaching a curve and hill when he lost control and struck a tractor trailer operated by Ricky Blevins, 55, of Kentucky, that was traveling the opposite direction on S.R. 287.

The Leas vehicle struck the front of, and slid partially underneath, the trailer, troopers report. No one was injured.

The car sustained heavy damage and was towed from the scene. Minor damage was reported to the trailer.