Name of victim released in fatal head on crash
UPDATE: 07/26/2021 @ 12:10 A.M.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A teenager is dead following a fatal crash Sunday evening in Meigs County.
Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol say 19-year-old Jacob Wolfe died after a head on crash on State Route 7 around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
According to a release, Wolfe was killed after a 2001 Ford F-250 went left of center, striking Wolfe’s car head-on.
Troopers say the driver of the pickup and Wolfe’s passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries.
They were both transported to the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.
UPDATE: 07/25/2021 @ 9:00 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol tell WSAZ the accident has claimed the life of one man. Officers are still on-scene reconstructing the crash. They believe the two cars collided head-on.
Flaggers are in the area directing traffic.
ORIGINAL STORY: 07/25/2021 @ 7:17 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Police and first responders are on-scene of a serious car accident that involves two vehicles with at least three patients.
Meigs County Sherifff Keith Woods says the incident happened along SR 7 North, just north of Chester and Tuppers Plains.
Gallia County has been called in to offer mutual aid.
The accident involved one of the vehicles rolling over, with a patient trapped inside with an amputated leg.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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