Police: Retired Warren officer in head-on collision in Warren

It happened at the corner of Maryland Street NW and Mahoning Avenue NW

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WARREN, Ohio (WYTV) – On Saturday evening just before 6 p.m., a crash occurred at the corner of Maryland Street NW and Mahoning Avenue NW.

According to a police report, Timothy Brown, a retired Warren Police Department officer, was driving down Mahoning Avenue when he crossed the center line and caused a head-on collision.

The report states there was a mailbox in the road that might have caused him to swerve.

Both Brown and the person in the other car were taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital; Brown was later taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital.

There is no word yet on Brown’s condition; the report says he was in too much pain to be able to talk about what happened.

No citations were given. The incident is still under investigation.

Editor’s Note: In a previous version of this story, it was reported that at least one car had initially crashed into a tree, which was later discovered to be false information.

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