1 taken to hospital after car hits utility pole, tree in Monroe Twp.

MONROE TOWNSHIP — One person has been taken to the hospital after a crash on Ginghamsburg-Frederick Road in Monroe Township around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday.

According to a sergeant with the Miami County Sheriff’s office, the vehicle was traveling southbound on Gighamsburg-Frederick Road when it went off the right side of the road and overcorrected.

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It then struck a utility pole and a tree. Deputies do suspect alcohol to be a factor.

The driver’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

We will update this story as we learn more.