Careflight called to scene of crash in Preble County

A vehicle crashed on Swamp Ridge Road in Preble County (Photo: Zev Orenstein)

LEWISBURG, Ohio (WDTN) — A woman was taken by Careflight to a hospital after a crash In Preble County.

A vehicle crashed on Swamp Ridge Road in Preble County (Photo: Zev Orenstein)

The Preble County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Swamp Creek Road near Verona Road just before 6 a.m. Thursday.

Deputies say a 56-year-old woman delivering newspapers lost control of her vehicle and hit a telephone pole and a tree.

The woman suffered reported critical injuries. She was taken a short distance to Lewisburg Methodist Church, before Careflight transported her to a hospital.

Crews shut down telephone lines in the area due to damage to the pole.

The Warnke Bridge was closed in both directions due to the crash.

The cause is under investigation.

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