Three dead in Wayne Township accident

GAVERS – Three people are dead and eight people injured following a Sunday morning traffic accident on state Route 518 in Wayne Township, just west of state Route 164.

The head-on collision between a Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Chevrolet Equinox, which involved three adults and eight children, occurred about 11 a.m.

Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Joe Dragovich said while the matter is still being investigated, preliminary indications are the driver of the Grand Cherokee went left of center, striking the Equinox.