Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol continue to investigate a two-vehicle serious injury crash that occurred at 2:51 p.m. Friday in the 3100 block of County Road 5 south of Main Street in Zanesfield.
Reports indicate a motorcycle, operated by Codi R. Wells, 22, of New Carlisle, was southbound on C.R. 5 and failed to maintain an assured clear distance and struck the rear of a pickup truck operated by Seth E. Harrison, 55, also of New Carlisle. Mr. Harrison was not injured.
Firefighters inspect the scene of a motorcycle-pickup crash Friday afternoon on County Road 5 just south of Zanesfield.
The motorcycle driver suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported by MedFlight to OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, where he was listed in critical condition Monday morning, hospital officials said.
Tri-Valley Fire Department and EMS, West Liberty Fire Department and Macochee Joint Ambulance District assisted at the scene.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated which hospital Mr. Wells was transported to based on information provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Emergency personnel perpare to load Codi R. Wells, 22, of New Carlisle, into a MedFlight helicopter. EXAMINER PHOTOS | T.J. HUBBARD