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Driver flown to hospital after Clark County crash

Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 8:00 AM
Updated: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 9:34 AM

OSP is investigating a single vehicle crash at US 68.

UPDATE @ 9:35 a.m.: 

A driver was flown to an area hospital by a medical helicopter following a crash on U.S. 68 in Moorefield Twp., Clark County Monday morning. 

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State troopers said a car traveling south on U.S. 68 attempted to avoid a crash after a car pulled out in front of him at the intersection with Ohio 334. The car traveling south went up an embankment, over a guardrail, crossed all three lanes of traffic on U.S. 68 and crashed into the median wall, according to investigators. 

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The driver, only identified as a man, was trapped in the car, but was alert and talking with troopers while fire crews worked to free him from the wreckage. 

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The man was transported by CareFlight with injuries believed to be non-life threatening. 

Additional details were not available. 

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CareFlight is responding to a single-vehicle crash in Clark County.

The crash was reported just before 7 a.m. on Ohio 334 near U.S. 68. 

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It’s unknown how many people are injured.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.