METRO DIGEST || Man injured in crash


One man is in the hospital after being thrown from an SUV that crashed in the township early Monday.

Dispatchers told 21 WFMJ-TV, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner, a rescue crew and troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol were sent to state Route 534 about 4:30 a.m. after the SUV ran into a ditch and struck a tree before overturning near Phalanx Mills Herner Road.

According to reports, one man was thrown from the SUV. That portion of Route 534 was closed for nearly 90 minutes.

The victim was taken to St. Joseph Warren Hospital by ambulance. Troopers have not released the name of the victim, but say he is in critical condition.

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