Springfield crash that caused 3 to be transported to hospital remains under investigation

UPDATE @2:37 a.m. (July 1):

The crash occurred about 6 p.m. Sunday when a Toyota Corolla, driven by Jennifer Powell, 56, of Springfield, struck a 1981 Chevrolet Corvette at the intersection of Limestone Street and Ridge Avenue, according to a press release from the Springfield post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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Powell’s vehicle, which was westbound on Ridge Avenue, struck the right side of the Corvette, which was going north on Limestone Street, the release said. The Corvette, driven by Everett Ferryman, 46, of Marysville, spun out of control and subsequently went off the right side of the road, striking a speed limit sign and a cement barrier.

Ferryman and his passenger, Robin Harsh, 45, of Milford Center, were seriously injured as a result of the accident. Both were initially transported to  Springfield Regional Hospital, and later flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital, according to the release.

Harsh was listed in fair condition early Monday morning, but a Miami Valley Hospital spokeswoman said they don’t have Ferryman as a patient. We are checking with the Highway Patrol to determine is condition and whereabouts.

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Powell was transported to Springfield Regional Hospital and later released.

The crash remains under investigation, and no charges have been filed, according to the press release.

“We are currently investigating the causative factors in the crash,” said Lt. Brian K. Aller of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The intersection of Limestone Street and Ridge Avenue was closed for several hours while officers processed the scene.

UPDATE @ 9:35 p.m.:

Three people were taken to the hospital Sunday after a crash on North Limestone and Ridge Road, said Springfield Post Commander Lt. Brian Aller.

The three victims were taken to Springfield Regional Center, where one remains and two other were transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.

A red car was traveling west on Ridge Road and a white Corvette was traveling north on North Limestone Street when the two collided, Aller said.  One patient from the Corvette was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash is under investigation, which will determine if a citation is needed, if seat belts were worn, and if speed, drugs or alcohol were a factor.

FIRST REPORT:

A two-vehicle crash was reported at North Limestone Street and Ridge Road shortly after 6 p.m., according to Springfield dispatch.

According to emergency scanner traffic, CareFlight has been advised to meet at least two possible victims at an area hospital.

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We are working to learn more and will update this page when information becomes available.

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