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Crash Between Two Motorcycles Injures Two People
Monday, June 14, 2021

DEFIANCE COUNTY, OH — Two people suffered serious injuries in a crash between two motorcycles in Defiance County.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Jeremy Hughes, age 41, and his passenger Emily Hughes, age 36, both of Antwerp were traveling southbound on State Route 49. They were being followed by Jason Landers, age 45, of Antwerp and a passenger.

Landers was attempting to pass Hughes when he struck Hughes on the left side of the motorcycle.

Hughes lost control and his motorcycle fell on its left side and traveled off of the right side of the road, ejecting Hughes and his passenger. Landers and his passenger were able to keep control of their motorcycle and came to a stop shortly after the impact.

Hughes and his passenger suffered serious head injuries.

Landers and his passenger were not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.Crash Between Two Motorcycles Injures Two People

DEFIANCE COUNTY, OH — Two people suffered serious injuries in a crash between two motorcycles in Defiance County.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Jeremy Hughes, age 41, and his passenger Emily Hughes, age 36, both of Antwerp were traveling southbound on State Route 49. They were being followed by Jason Landers, age 45, of Antwerp and a passenger.

Landers was attempting to pass Hughes when he struck Hughes on the left side of the motorcycle.

Hughes lost control and his motorcycle fell on its left side and traveled off of the right side of the road, ejecting Hughes and his passenger. Landers and his passenger were able to keep control of their motorcycle and came to a stop shortly after the impact.

Hughes and his passenger suffered serious head injuries.

Landers and his passenger were not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.



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