Pulaski Township – On June 15, 2020 at approximately 3:04 P.M., Troopers from the Defiance Post responded to an injury crash at the intersection of US 6 and US 127 in Pulaski Township, in Williams County.
Gilbert Garza, age 25, of Fremont, Ohio was driving a 2000 Freightliner semi-truck eastbound on US 6. Larry Daniel Sparks, Jr., age 46, of Defiance, Ohio was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt southbound on US 127. Garza failed to stop at the red light at the intersection of US 6 and US 127 and was struck by Sparks, Jr. Sparks, Jr. traveled off left side of the roadway after the crash.
He was taken by ambulance to the Bryan Hospital and then taken by Life Flight to Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio with serious injuries. Garza was not injured.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted by the Williams County Sheriff’s Department, Bryan Fire Department, Williams County EMS, Hutch’s Towing and Recovery and J&R Towing Service.
The crash remains under investigation.