WIMA NEWS COPY TUESDAY OCTOBER 29, 2019
>>Lima Police Investigating Bicycle Accident
(Lima, OH)--A bike versus car accident at Primrose Place and Wales Avenue on Lima’s west side sent a young girl to the hospital yesterday. The Lima Police Department is still investigating the crash. The extent of the girl’s injuries is unknown.
>>Motorcycle Accident on I-75 Ramp in Lima
(Lima, OH)--Later in the day, at about 5:30, the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that two people were thrown from a motorcycle after the driver lost control on an exit ramp from I-75 to Fourth Street in Lima. They were both taken to Lima Memorial with unknown injuries and the incident remains under investigation.
>>Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-75
(Piqua, OH)--The Piqua post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving four commercial vehicles and a pickup truck on I-75 Southbound at milemarker 104 in Shelby County yesterday afternoon.
The Patrol says that a witness reported that all the vehicles were travelling in the passing lane when the first two commercial vehicles slowed for traffic and the third struck the rear trailer of the second commercial.The fourth commercial vehicle struck the rear trailer of the third.The pickup truck struck the rear trailer of the fourth commercial vehicle.Traffic in the area was affected for approximately three hours.
Two semi drivers suffered serious injuries and were taken to Miami Valley Hospital by Miami Valley Careflight.The pickup truck driver was transported to Mercy Health St. Rita’s.
>>O-G Teachers to Vote on New Contract
(Ottawa, OH)--The Ottawa Glandorf Classroom Teachers Association will meet tonight to vote on a new contract. The Union and the District worked out the tentative deal though mediations as the teachers have been working without a contract for a year and a half. No details about the contract have been made public.
>>Fraud Warning for Nurses
(Columbus, OH)--The Ohio Board of Nursing is warning its members to be on the alert for a scam over the phone. It says there are reports of someone calling nurses, posing as an employee of the Board of Nursing and telling them that they are under investigation by the FBI or the DEA. The caller then tries to extract information by telling the nurses that they face loss of licensure if they don’t cooperate. The Board says this is a fraud and nurses shouldn’t give out any information.
WIMA SPORTS COPY TUESDAY OCTOBER 29, 2019
>>Astros Host Nationals In World Series G6 Tonight
(Houston, TX) -- After a travel day, the World Series resumes tonight in Houston as the Astros host the Nationals in Game Six. Justin Verlander will start for Houston and Stephen Strasburg for Washington. The home team has lost all five games thus far. The Astros overcame a 2-0 series deficit by winning three straight in D.C. over the weekend. Houston leads the best-of-seven matchup 3-2 and is just a win away from its second World Series title in three seasons. Washington has never won the Fall Classic. If the Nats win tonight, the Astros would host a deciding Game Seven tomorrow.
>>Steelers Rally Past Dolphins On MNF
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The Steelers scored 27 unanswered points en rout to a 27-14 win over the Dolphins on Monday Night Football in Pittsburgh. Mason Rudolph threw for 251 yards and two touchdowns as Pittsburgh improved to 3-and-4. James Conner finished with a season-high 145 yards rushing and a TD in the win. Ryan Fitzpatrick passed for 190 yards, two scores and two picks in the loss. Albert Wilson and Allen Hurns hauled in TD passes to stake Miami to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. The 'Fins remain winless at 0-and-7.
>>Cavaliers Fall To Bucks In Milwaukee
(Milwaukee, WI) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their second game this season with a 129-112 defeat at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks. Cleveland got double-doubles from Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson with four of the starters scoring in double-digits but could get past a Bucks team that took over in the second quarter and never looked back. Collin Sexton led Cleveland with 18-points while Thompson and Jordan Clarkson added in 17. The Cavs will try to get back in the win column on Wednesday when they return home to Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse to play the Chicago Bulls.
>>Ohio State Announces Kick-Off Time For Buckeyes Game Against Maryland
(Columbus, OH) -- The Buckeyes next contest against the Maryland Terrapins on November 9th will kick off at Noon from Ohio Stadium. The University announced the kick-off time yesterday as coach Ryan Day and the team head into their second and final bye week of the season. Last season the Terrapins took the Buckeyes down to the wire before OSU was able to escape with a 52-51 overtime victory on the road.