One person in critical condition after accident

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CELINA, Ohio (WANE) One person is in critical condition after an accident Friday morning.

According to a press release from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, two trucks were traveling south on Celina Mendon Road at around 10:30 a.m. As the driver of one of the vehicles tried to pass the person ahead, Lynn Combs-Abels, 43, of Mendon, Ohio was driving north through the intersection and swerved to avoid the oncoming truck.

Combs-Abels’ vehicle went off the road, came back on, overturned and traveled off the West side of the road until it came to a stop in a field.

Combs-Abels and her passenger, Thomas Abels, 61, were taken to local hospitals. They were later flown to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

Lynn Combs-Abels is in fair condition. Thomas Abels is in critical condition. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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