Bazetta Township Fire Department and Bazetta Township Police Department responded to a five vehicle, injury crash on State Route 5, south of State Route 305 on January 31, 2023 around 12:45 PM in Trumbull County.

Angel D. Stringer, 51, was operating a 2012 Nissan Altima northeast on State Route 5 when she drove left of center and struck Kristian J. Bezilla, 52, Steve I. Volisianos, 72, and Skylar Phillips, 22.

The left front trailer tire from Bezilla's 2015 Freightliner Cascadia semi-tractor trailer detached and struck a 2022 Ford Bronco operated by 24- year-old Samantha N. Marino-Sulick.

Stringer was transported to Saint Elizabeth Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries and Phillips was transported to Saint Joseph Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Marino-Sulick, Bezilla, and Volisianos were not transported.

The area of the crash on State Route 5 was closed during the investigation but has since been reopened.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Enforcement Inspection Unit is assisting the Warren Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol as the crash remains under investigation.