Ji Ferguson Killed; Two People Injured in Semi-Truck Crash on I-90 in Mentor, OH

January 25, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Ji Ferguson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Ohio State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle was struck by a semi-truck pushing their vehicle down an embankment

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash involving a semi-truck that killed a child and injured two people on I-90 in Mentor, OH on January 25th, 2019. Officials say the accident occurred when the victim's vehicle was struck by a semi-truck and fell down an embankment. 10-year-old Ji Ferguson was killed. The 37-year old driver and a 6-year-old passenger were hospitalized with serious injuries. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

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