Distracted driver cited in County Road 91 crash

Washington Township Police responded to a single-vehicle injury accident at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday at 6293 County Road 91 in which the driver sustained visible facial injuries.


Washington Township Police investigate a single-vehicle crash in the 6000 block of County Road 91 at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. (EXAMINER PHOTO | TJ HUBBARD)

Authorities said a sport-utility vehicle was westbound on C.R. 91 when the driver, Jalyn Richele Groves, 18, of 1000 Garfield, Lot 66, Bellefontaine, reached for her cell phone and lost control. The SUV traveled off the left side of the road and hit a utility pole.

Ms. Groves was transported to Mary Rutan Hospital by an Indian Lake squad. She was cited for failure to control. The vehicle had heavy damage.

Indian Joint Fire District and Logan County Cooperative personnel also responded to the scene.