Woman in wheelchair hit by car 'critical'

Published: Saturday, September 06, 2014 @ 9:03 PM
Updated: Sunday, September 07, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

UPDATE @ 11:55 p.m.: Jennifer Crider, 21, is in critical condition after she was struck by a car Friday night while she was in her wheelchair.

One of Crider's family members said his sister has been in surgery Sunday and is currently at Dayton Children's Hospital, where she was receiving intensive care.

UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m.: Neither woman taken to the hospital Saturday night was listed as a patient today.

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Jennifer G. Crider, 21, was not listed as a patient at Miami Valley Hospital, and Christina L. Hofstetter, 20, was not listed as a patient at Soin Medical Center, according to spokeswomen this afternoon from both hospitals.

UPDATE @ 12:35 a.m.: Four people were hit by a car Saturday night, including a woman in a wheelchair.

Medics were called around 8:45 p.m. to the 6500 block of Conway Drive, just west of Enon Road.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Springfield Post, Jason Brumfield, 25, of Enon was driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu east on Conway Drive, which was unlit, when he struck four people in the eastbound side of the road.

Jennifer G. Crider, 21, of Enon was flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton; Christina L. Hofstetter, 20, of Enon, was taken to Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek; and Avery E. Brown, 19, and Joseph G. Spaulding, 21, both of Enon, were treated at the scene.

Alcohol is not a factor in the crash, which is still under investigation, according to troopers.

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CareFlight has been called tonight for a female in a wheelchair struck by a car in a driveway.

One other person was taken to the hospital in the incident that happened around 8:45 p.m. in the 6500 block of Conway Drive in Enon, according to medics and the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Springfield Post.

The helicopter landed in a field nearby off Grand Valley Drive.

One victim was taken to a Dayton hospital and the other to Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek, according to the patrol.

The incident remains under investigation.