Drivers injured

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Both motorists were injured today in a 7:15 a.m. crash on Sandusky Avenue at West Street. Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department report Marcia Tate, 64, of Bellefontaine, was transported by a Bellefontaine squad to Mary Rutan Hospital for treatment of her injuries, while Cynthia Alexander, 55, of Bellefontaine, took herself to the hospital. Ms. Alexander was southbound on West Street and proceeded into the path of Ms. Tate’s westbound van. The Alexander sport utility vehicle was knocked into the porch of Peggy Roberts’ 713 W. Sandusky Ave. residence. Damage was heavy to the vehicles and minimal to the porch. Ms. Alexander was cited for a stop sign violation. (EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)