Crash in Vinton County leaves man with critical injuries

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VINTON COUNTY, Ohio - Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that sent a man to the hospital.

Investigators say a man driving a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am failed to negotiate a curve on State Route 327. The car crossed the center line and went off the roadway. It eventually struck a ditch, became airborne, and hit several trees.

OSHP says the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected, sustaining serious injuries.

Vinton County EMS transported the victim to a local hospital. He was later transferred to Grant Medical Center in Columbus.

The crash remains under investigation.