Driver in critical condition following crash

WDTN Photo/Adam Schrand

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A 78-year-old driver is in critical condition after slamming his car into a pole.

The crash happened before 5 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Wyoming Street.

According to officials, the man was driving a white Buick Lacrosse when he suffered a medical condition, lost control, and crashed.

The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle.

He was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Crews have closed off part of Wayne Avenue while they work to clear the scene. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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