STAUNTON TOWNSHIP — A head-on crash left two drivers injured, but not seriously, on Monday evening.
First responders were dispatched to the area of Troy-Urbana Road near Casstown-Sidney Road around 7:15 p.m. on a report of a two-vehicle crash.
Troy Fire Department medics and an engine, along with Casstown Fire Department, and Miami County Sheriff’s deputies arrived to find a head-on crash. One of the vehicles was in a nearby field while other remained in the roadway.
Injured in the crash were Elizabeth Detrick, 41, of Troy and Caleb Alltop, 21, of St. Paris.
Deputies said that Alltop was traveling eastbound on Troy-Urbana Road when he may have hydroplaned on a curve before crossing the center line, striking a Jeep, driven by Detrick that was traveling in the opposite direction, head-on.
Chief Deputy Steve Lord of th eMiami County Sheriff’s Office said that Alltop was cited for Failure to maintain reasonable control.