NIMISHILLEN TOWNSHIP -- A 23-year-old Alliance man suffered serious injuries after a Friday morning crash on Route 62 near Route 44.

The Canton Post of the Highway Patrol says Nicholas Cope was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier eastbound when he traveled through the grass median into the westbound lane shortly after 11 a.m.

His vehicle then struck a garbage truck.

Cope, who authorities say was not wearing his seat belt, was taken to Aultman Hospital.

The driver of the garbage truck was not hurt.

No further details have been provided.

The crash remains under investigation.

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