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Motorcyclist dies after crashing into semi, hit by pickup truck in Clark County

NEW CARLISLE — UPDATE @4:20 a.m.

A motorcyclist died after a crash involving both a semi and pickup truck in Clark County late Saturday night.

>>All lanes closed on NB I-75 as officers respond to crash in Dayton

Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) troopers and medics were dispatched to State Route 235 and Marquart Road on initial reports of a motorcycle and semi-crash, according to an OSHP spokesperson.

Upon arrival, troopers discovered that a 1999 semi was traveling east on Marquart Road when it stopped at a stop sign for State Route 235.

When the semi went through the intersection, it got hit by a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle going southbound on State Route 235.

The motorcyclist got struck by a 2019 Ram pickup truck also going south on State Route 235, the spokesperson said.

Chris Milem, the motorcyclist, was pronounced dead by the Coroner’s Office. Both the semi and truck drivers were not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

-INITIAL STORY-

State troopers and medics have responded to a serious motorcycle crash in Clark County.

>>All lanes closed on NB I-75 as officers respond to crash in Dayton

Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) troopers from the Springfield Dispatch and Clark County medics were dispatched around 11:17 p.m. to State Route 235 and Marquart Road on reports of a motorcycle crash.

OSHP dispatchers tell News Center 7 that troopers are on the scene but did not provide any other information.

OHGO’s website indicates that State Route 235 is currently closed.

We will update this story.

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