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Crash near Bowling Green kills 1, injures 5

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A head-on collision near Bowling Green, Ohio, injured a family of five from near Oak Harbor and killed the 16-year-old driver who caused the crash.

Five members of the Lutman family were injured in the head-on collision that took place on U.S. 6 in Wood County, according to the Toledo Blade. Amy Lutman, 35, was in critical condition, while her husband Ronald Lutman, and two of their daughters were in serious condition. The Lutman’s 2-year-old was treated and released.

Police said the accident happened when a 16-year-old driver attempted to pass a car in front of her that was traveling the 55 mph speed limit, according to the Blade.

Inexperienced drivers cause a disproportionate share of accidents. Our office has handled a number of these cases, including a negligent entrustment case in which our client prevailed in a jury trial last year. Our thoughts are with the Lutmans and we hope they all make a full recovery.

For more information on this subject matter, please refer to the section on Car and Motorcycle Accidents.