Two flown to hospital following early morning crash


By Sarah Hawley



SALISBURY TWP. — A single vehicle crash on State Route 124 on Tuesday morning sent two people to the hospital.

According to Lt. Barry Call of the Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet S 10 pickup truck was traveling westbound on Route 124 near mile post 16 (in the area of Bailey Run Road/Bradbury Road) when it went off the right side of the roadway, came back on the road and went off the road once again, striking a guard rail and overturning.

The two individuals in the vehicle Danny Robinson, 44, of Pomeroy and Joseph Walters, 42, of Racine, were both ejected from the truck, according to Call.

Both men were initially transported by Meigs County EMS, before being flown to the hospital.

The crash occurred around 3:15 a.m.

The Pomeroy Fire Department, Meigs County EMS, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio State Highway Patrol were all on the scene.

MedFlight was called and landed at Meigs Elementary School with Rutland Engine 42 assisting Pomeroy Pumper 3 on the landing zone setup, according to the Pomeroy Fire Department run report. A second air medical unit landed at the MedFlight base at Rocksprings.

Call said the crash remains under investigation at this time and it is unclear which of the two men were driving at the time of the crash.

By Sarah Hawley