CareFlight called after driver seriously injured in Troy crash

A single-vehicle crash in the 3000 block of West State Route 41 left one man seriously injured on July 3, 2015. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
A single-vehicle crash in the 3000 block of West State Route 41 left one man seriously injured on July 3, 2015. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)
A single-vehicle crash in the 3000 block of West State Route 41 left one man seriously injured on July 3, 2015. (Piqua Daily Call Photo/Mike Ullery)

TROY, Ohio (WDTN) — The Miami County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that seriously injured a driver.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of West State Route 41 west of Washington Road.

According to deputies, the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control, veered off the road, and hit a wood fence. Officials said he then hit a utility pole before coming to rest in a ditch.

Deputies said the victim was impaled by a fence board.

Firefighters had to use the jaws of life to cut apart the vehicle and free the victim.

CareFlight was called and transported the driver to Miami Valley Hospital. His name and condition have not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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