The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a one-vehicle injury traffic crash that occurred early Sunday morning (06/19/2022) on Bloomingburg-New Holland Road near the intersection of Lauderman Road in Marion Township in eastern Fayette County. The crash was reported at 1:55 a.m.
During the investigation, it was determined that a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee, operated by Jeremy A. Grant, age 35 of Washington Court House was traveling south on Bloomingburg-New Holland Road and lost control of the vehicle, traveling off the left side of the roadway. Grant overcorrected and traveled off the right side of the roadway before traversing a ditch and overturning into an agricultural field. Grant was reportedly ejected from the vehicle during the crash. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as Carrie R. Keaton, age 36 of New Holland, Ohio was reportedly entrapped inside the vehicle and required extrication to free her.
Both Grant and Keaton sustained serious injuries in the crash and were both airlifted from the scene by Med Flight helicopter to Columbus-area trauma centers for medical treatment. The vehicle also sustained heavy damage in the crash and was towed from the scene.