7-year-old in hospital after west Toledo crash

Police say the driver of the car the child was in gave a red light and hit another car before tipping over.

TOLEDO, Ohio – A 7-year-old boy was hospitalized Wednesday after an accident in West Toledo.

The crash occurred on Jackman Road. and Berdan Ave. just before noon.

Police say 40-year-old Mary Tousignant was driving west on Berdan when she ran into a car at a red light that was being driven by 18-year-old Elijah Loredo, who was heading north on Jackman. Loredo’s car was then pushed into a driver by 30-year-old Matthew Dent, who was driving south on Jackman.

Police say after Tousignant’s car hit Loredos, her car overturned, resulting in the 7-year-old being ejected from the vehicle.

He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Tousignant and her other passenger, 40-year-old Joseph Kruthaup, also suffered unknown injuries.

The crash is being investigated.

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