PIKE COUNTY – One person has died after a suspected impairment crash in Pike County
On Saturday, June 4th at 7:20am, the Portsmouth Dispatch Center of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a car versus motorcycle crash on Coal Dock Road near the intersection of Straight Creek Road in Union Township. Joshua C. Haislop, 22, of Waverly, was driving a 2014 Chevy Cruze eastbound on Coal Dock Road. Jason M. Jones, 36, of Waverly, was driving a 2021 Tao-Tao motorcycle westbound on Coal Dock Road.
Mr. Haislop drove left of center striking Mr. Jones. Mr. Jones sustained life threatening injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at Adena Pike Hospital.
Impairment is suspected and the crash remains under investigation at this time.
The Ohio State Patrol was assisted at the scene by Beaver Township Fire Department, MedCare EMS and the Pike County Sheriff’s Department.