UPDATE: 4 injured in head-on crash on Rt. 339 near Belpre

Published: Nov. 11, 2019 at 3:22 PM EST
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UPDATE 11/12/19:

Monday WTAP reported on a wreck involving a Chevrolet Sedan and a Nissan sport-utility vehicle.

Tuesday an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper investigating the crash said the Chevrolet sedan was being driven by a 16-year-old boy from Little Hocking. As he went left of center he collided head-on with a white Nissan, being driven by 28-year-old Shannon Weidner of Guysville.

Two of Weidner’s children were in the vehicle with her. Troopers say the six-month-old was injured with broken bones and a two-year-old was not injured.

All four were transported to Camden Clark initially, and may be moved to other hospitals for additional treatment, authorities say.

The juvenile driver is confirmed to have broken bones and internal injuries, authorities say.

Troopers say the boy will likely receive a traffic violation.


Four people were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision Monday afternoon on Rt. 339 near Belpre, authorities said.

According to the Marietta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a car went left of center and struck a white sport-utility vehicle head-on. It happened shortly after 2 p.m.

Troopers said emergency crews had to remove the driver from his car and that two of the victims were young children.

The conditions of those injured was not immediately available from authorities.

Units from the Little Hocking and Barlow volunteer fire departments responded to the scene.

We'll have updates online and during WTAP News @ 5 and 6 as more information becomes available.

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