Mentor Police Release Names, Conditions Of Those Involved In Tyler Road Crash

Two people remain in serious condition in MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland

Mentor Police have released the name of the people involved in the .

The crash occurred when a blue Jeep crossed over the median and ran into an Oldsmobile Silhouette Minivan near the Center Street intersection.

The driver of the Jeep was Jorge Gonzalez, 40. His passenger was 46-year-old Antonio Torres, 46. Both men are from Painesville, Mentor Police Lt. Tim Allen said.

Both men are still in serious condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

The driver of the Silhouette was Francis Sansbury III, 51, of Mentor. He was taken to Hillcrest Hospital after the crash where he was treated and then released.

It was originally published that there was a passenger riding in the Silhouette. That is incorrect. Sansbury was the only person in the minivan.

Before the crash, police received calls that the Jeep was swerving and being driving erratically, Mentor Police Sgt. Michael Kloski .

The Jeep was first spotted on Jackson Road, then it turned onto Hopkins Road and finally Tyler before it collided with the minivan while just south of the Tyler-Center Street intersection, Kloski said.

Police are still investigating what caused the Jeep to cross the median and crash.


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