Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 7:31 PM
Updated: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 9:00 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
MONROE — UPDATE @ 9 p.m.
It took nearly 2½ hours tonight to free a truck driver from the wreckage after a crash in Monroe.
A Monroe police sergeant said the driver was extricated about 8:50 p.m. The crash was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of Todhunter Road near Ohio 4. The driver, whose name, age and condition were not available, was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
A second occupant was taken to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown. His name, age and condition also were not released.
Todhunter Road was closed temporarily, and residents reported power outages.
The truck in the single-vehicle crash is described as more like a box truck than a semi as previously reported, police said. During the crash, the truck struck a utility pole and Duke Energy crews responded to the scene, police said.
Two people were injured this evening when a semi overturned in Monroe.
A CareFlight medical helicopter was called to the crash was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of Todhunter Road. According to initial reports, there were two people trapped.
No other vehicles were involved, according to Monroe Police Department dispatch.