Marion Troopers Investigating a Serious Injury Crash


Marion – Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on May 6, 2021, at approximately 9:18 AM at the intersection of Center Street and Merchant Avenue in the City of Marion, Marion County.

The crash involved a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Savanna G. Parkman, age 18, of Marion, Ohio, and a 2013 Toyota Tacoma, driven by John R. Leveck, age 59, of Marion, Ohio. Mr. Leveck was traveling eastbound on Center Street. Ms. Parkman was traveling northbound on Merchant Avenue, failed to yield the right of way, attempted to turn left to travel westbound on Center Street, and was struck by the Tacoma.

Ms. Parkman and her juvenile passenger were transported by Marion City EMS to Marion General Hospital with serious injuries. Both were later transported to Grant Medical Center. Mr. Leveck did not sustain any injuries.

All occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Marion City Police Department, Marion City Fire Department and EMS, and Buckeye Collision.