Two transported from U.S. 50 crash


U.S. Route 50 was closed and two people were transported from the scene of this accident around 1:45 p.m. Monday. Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera said that according to preliminary reports from witnesses, a car driven by Jeremiah Beatty, 24, of Chillicothe, was westbound on U.S. 50, less than a quarter mile east of Rainsboro, when he drove left of center. Doris Hakes, 72, of Peebles, was driving an SUV eastbound on U.S. 50 and swerved to try to avoid the collision, but was not able to, Barrera said. Her vehicle ended up on its side on the side of the road. Hakes’ vehicle came to rest in the roadway with its primary damage to the front driver’s side. Beatty and Hakes were both transported by life squad from the scene. Barrera said Beatty’s injuries appeared to be more serious than Hakes’. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.


U.S. Route 50 was closed and two people were transported from the scene of this accident around 1:45 p.m. Monday. Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera said that according to preliminary reports from witnesses, a car driven by Jeremiah Beatty, 24, of Chillicothe, was westbound on U.S. 50, less than a quarter mile east of Rainsboro, when he drove left of center. Doris Hakes, 72, of Peebles, was driving an SUV eastbound on U.S. 50 and swerved to try to avoid the collision, but was not able to, Barrera said. Her vehicle ended up on its side on the side of the road. Hakes’ vehicle came to rest in the roadway with its primary damage to the front driver’s side. Beatty and Hakes were both transported by life squad from the scene. Barrera said Beatty’s injuries appeared to be more serious than Hakes’. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

U.S. Route 50 was closed and two people were transported from the scene of this accident around 1:45 p.m. Monday. Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera said that according to preliminary reports from witnesses, a car driven by Jeremiah Beatty, 24, of Chillicothe, was westbound on U.S. 50, less than a quarter mile east of Rainsboro, when he drove left of center. Doris Hakes, 72, of Peebles, was driving an SUV eastbound on U.S. 50 and swerved to try to avoid the collision, but was not able to, Barrera said. Her vehicle ended up on its side on the side of the road. Hakes’ vehicle came to rest in the roadway with its primary damage to the front driver’s side. Beatty and Hakes were both transported by life squad from the scene. Barrera said Beatty’s injuries appeared to be more serious than Hakes’. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
http://timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_US-50-wreck-pic.jpgU.S. Route 50 was closed and two people were transported from the scene of this accident around 1:45 p.m. Monday. Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera said that according to preliminary reports from witnesses, a car driven by Jeremiah Beatty, 24, of Chillicothe, was westbound on U.S. 50, less than a quarter mile east of Rainsboro, when he drove left of center. Doris Hakes, 72, of Peebles, was driving an SUV eastbound on U.S. 50 and swerved to try to avoid the collision, but was not able to, Barrera said. Her vehicle ended up on its side on the side of the road. Hakes’ vehicle came to rest in the roadway with its primary damage to the front driver’s side. Beatty and Hakes were both transported by life squad from the scene. Barrera said Beatty’s injuries appeared to be more serious than Hakes’. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
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