ROSS – Ross County sheriffs office reported that they along with firefighters to the area of 1047 Sugar Tree road last night around 7:37 pm
Accoridng to early reports a woman reported that she was operating her 2007 Nissan Murano Northbound on Sugar Tree Rd. she then stated that she heard a “pop” noise as she was navigating a corner, where she went on the left side of the roadway and into a ditch. She then stated that flames started coming out from under hood when she exited the vehicle and dialed 911. Forcing her out into the 0-degree temperatures.
Scioto TWP Fire personnel arrived on scene and put the fire out, but due to the conditions by the time they arrived the vehicle was a total loss. It took two tow companies hours to retrieve the vehicle from the side of the roadway. No injuries were reported.
The crash happened on a level 3 snow emergency where roads are closed to non-emergency personnel.
It was not reported if the woman was cited for driving during this time.