Heavy rain blamed for crash

Wash Twp crash

Officers of the Washington Township Police Department responded to a single-vehicle non-injury crash about 6:25 p.m. Monday on State Route 235 near State Route 708. Tiffany Shields, 26, of Lakeview was traveling southbound on S.R. 235 when she lost control on the wet road. Shields advised officers that she was traveling 45 miles an hour because of the heavy rain and failed to negotiate the curve and struck the guardrail head on. Shields’ vehicle sustained heavy damage and was towed from the scene. She was cited for failure control. (PHOTO WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP POLICE)