Chillicothe – At approximately 8:21 am, troopers from the Chillicothe Highway Patrol Post responded to the scene of a one vehicle injury crash on US 23 near milepost 17, Green Township, Ross County, Ohio.
A 1994 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Theodore Stokes, age 64, from Chillicothe, Ohio was traveling southbound on US 23 when it drove into the median, overturned, and came to final rest in the northbound lanes of US 23. Mr. Stokes was wearing his safety belt.
Mr. Stokes was transported to Adena Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries by Green Township EMS. The Ross County Sheriff’s Department and Green Township Fire Department also assisted at the scene.
The northbound lanes on US 23 were closed for approximately 90 minutes. The crash is still under investigation but alcohol does not appear to be a factor. Motorists are reminded to wear their safety belts.