Toledo man injured in accident 7.15.09

Written by David Green.

A Toledo man was transported to University of Toledo Medical Center by emergency helicopter following an accident last week west of Morenci.

According to the Lenawee County Sheriff’s report, James Bellair of Toledo was eastbound on Morenci Road when he failed to negotiate the curve before Ingall Highway.

Bellair’s vehicle traveled off the right side of Morenci Road, skidded on its side and rolled over before coming to a rest on the east side of Ingall.

Morenci Fire Department members used the Jaws of Life to open the 1997 Saturn hatchback to allow medical personnel to reach the victim.

The accident was reported at 10:09 p.m. July 8.

The incident is still under investigation, said Det. Cletus Smith. He learned that Bellair was released from the hospital.

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