Wreck at the bypass

The driver of a car was injured at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday when the vehicle collided with a Debrick Truck Line Co. semi at the intersection of North Ellsworth and the Route 45/62 bypass on the north edge of Salem. Lettering on the semi’s cab said the truck is owned and operated by Lange D. Johnson. The highway patrol said its report on the accident was not available. According to Perry Township Police Chief Mike Emigh, the truck driver allegedly said he did not see the traffic light and traveled through the intersection, striking the passenger side of the car. (Salem News photos by J.D. Creer)