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Tristin Sherman, 18, and Juan Compton, 21, both die in single-vehicle crash on Columbus Avenue in Springfield, OH; Driver Angel Rojas, 19, flees scene
Modified Date:Wed, 10/07/2015 - 6:21am
Accident Date:Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A teenage girl and a 21-year-old man have died in a one-car crash in western Ohio that left two other passengers injured and authorities searching for the driver who they say fled.
The 19-year-old Springfield man troopers are seeking in connection with a fatal crash that killed two Springfield residents Tuesday has been convicted at least three times of driving under suspension in the past 18 months.
Angel Rojas, 19, was driving a car with four other passengers on Columbia Avenue when he somehow lost control of the vehicle, departed the roadway, and struck a utility pole. The collision killed two of the backseat passengers, identified as Tristin Sherman, 18, and Juan Compton, 21, who were pronounced dead at the scene. The other backseat passenger, Devin B. Moore, 19, has been hospitalized with serious injuries, while Ashley N. Predmore, 18, sustained minor injuries. Though police have confirmed the identity of the driver, Rojas has still not been found, and has been asked to turn himself in.
Topics:Accident Topics: Teenaged Drivers - Young Adult Drivers, Unlicensed Driver/Suspended License, Evading Arrest, Weather Conditions
Devin B. Moore
Ashley N. Predmore
County:Clark County, OH