ELIDA – This afternoon , Friday, August 12 th , a single car accident on State Route 309 occurred involving several students from Elida High School. According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, the six injured were transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center, some with critical injuries.
While at St. Rita’s one of the students succumbed to his injuries, and passed away. As of tonight, several students remain hospitalized.
The entire Elida School Community sends our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the students involved.
High School Counselors were at the high school most of the evening, and any future counseling times will be announced on the school website and social media.
All planned activities at Elida Schools are cancelled for tomorrow, August 13 , this includes Lifetouch sports pictures.