1 in critical condition after crash in West Milton

MIAMI COUNTY — One person remains in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash in West Milton Tuesday night.

The crash happened in the area of West Frederick-Garland Road around 9:50 p.m., according to initial reports.

According to Lt. Todd Tennant, initial investigation indicates a truck and a jeep were driving opposite directions when the truck crossed the centerline and struck the jeep, Tennant said.

The driver of the Jeep, identified as Melissa Kelly, 43, of West Milton, was taken by CareFlight to an area hospital in “serious, life-threatening” condition, according to Tennant. Miami Valley Hospital confirmed Wednesday that Kelly was in critical condition.

The driver of the truck, Donald Young, 58, of Englewood, refused treatment on scene.

The crash is still under investigation.

News Center 7 will continue updating this story as we learn more.