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UPDATE: Route 50 wreck leaves one person with minor injuries

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Published: Nov. 22, 2020 at 7:25 PM EST
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LITTLE HOCKING, Ohio (WTAP) - UPDATE 11/22/20 9:45 P.M.

Dispatchers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol say one person was injured during a single vehicle wreck on U.S. Route 50 around 6:40 p.m. Sunday evening.

Officials say the vehicle crossed the median and struck a guardrail before stopping in the middle of the westbound lanes of Route 50.

Troopers say the crash was caused by unsafe speed for the weather conditions. No drugs or alcohol were involved.

The driver has been cited for failure to control.

He was taken by ambulance to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

The Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

Westfall Towing removed the vehicle from the scene.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Dispatchers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol say at least one person is injured after a single vehicle wreck on Route 50.

It happened just west of Little Hocking.

Dispatchers say they aren’t sure how serious the injuries sustained are, but at least one person was taken away by ambulance from the scene.

Officials say a nearby tow truck was able to move the wrecked vehicle off the roadway, allowing traffic to flow freely.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is on scene and WTAP has a reporter heading there. We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.

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