Dayton passenger suffers life-threatening injuries in Greene County crash

A passenger from Dayton suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Greene County.

The crash happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Clifton and Grinnell roads in Miami Twp. when a 2012 Toyota Corolla driven by Barry Wideman, 54, of Dayton, was headed north on Clifton Road and did not yield the right of way from a stop sign at the intersection and was struck on the right side by a 2007 Ford van headed west that was driven by Frederick Harmon, 52, of Cedarville, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Xenia Post.

Wideman and a boy in the right rear seat of the Corolla were taken to Soin Medical Center - Kettering Health in Beavercreek with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Wideman’s front seat passenger, 54-year-old Kearson Wideman of Dayton, was flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with injuries described as life-threatening, according to the patrol.

Harmon was taken by a family member to Soin Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.

The crash, which shut down the intersection for about three hours, remains under investigation, the patrol said.

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