Man swerving to avoid a deer crashes into creek in German Township

A car crashed into the water in German Township on Wednesday morning.

GERMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a man crashed into a creek in German Township after swerving to avoid a deer.

The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. on Wednesday in the 4300 block of River Road near US-68.

The car crashed into the creek, submerging in about four feet of water.

The driver, who is from Springfield, was able to call 911 for help. OSP says he may have a concussion, but was otherwise uninjured.

According to OSP, the driver was wearing his seatbelt. 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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