2 people taken to hospitals after Clark County crash

(WDTN Photo/Ethan Fitzgerald)

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – Emergency crews, including CareFlight, were called to a two-vehicle accident in Clark County Wednesday.

(WDTN Photo/Ethan Fitzgerald)

The crash happened around noon in the 400 block of Shrine Road.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol on the scene, the driver of a Chevy pickup drifted into oncoming traffic and struck a car. The 87-year-old Springfield woman driving the car was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup, 58-year-old Randy Ford, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight with life-threatening injuries. Troopers say Ford was not wearing a seatbelt.

Troopers also tell 2 NEWS alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.

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