SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WYTV) – A man was sent to the hospital with critical injuries after a crash Monday morning in Trumbull County.
The crash happened about 4:30 a.m. on State Route 534, near Phalanx Mills Herner Road.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 2002 GMC Yukon was the only vehicle involved in the crash.
The driver, identified as 47-year-old David Hunt, of Garrettsville, was traveling northbound on Route 534. According to Highway Patrol, Hunt failed to negotiate a curve, went off the right side of the roadway and then over-corrected, driving off of the left side of the road.
The GMC Yukon then hit a ditch, tree and culvert before flipping over.
Hunt, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle,
A man was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition, according to the patrol.
He was last listed in critical condition at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Warren.
Route 534 was closed in both directions for about an hour and a half so crews could clear the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.