Tanker truck rips car in half in Champaign County; injuries not life-threatening

A tanker truck ripped a car in half during a crash Monday morning at Ohio 235 and Old Troy Pike in Champaign County.

The driver of the car, a Honda Civic, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. The driver of the tanker truck was not injured.

Half of the Honda was in the middle of Ohio 235 and the other half ended up in the grass. The tanker truck had to be towed out of the front yard of a residence along Ohio 235.

Initial reports indicated the Honda was heading east on Old Troy Pike and pulled in front of a truck heading north on Ohio 235.

The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

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