Head-on crash seriously injures drivers on Snider Road at I-70 overpass in Clark County

Both drivers were flown to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries Friday evening following a head-on crash on Snider Road at the Interstate 70 overpass west of Enon in Clark County.

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The crash was reported around 5 p.m. between a pickup truck and sport-utility vehicle.

Angelica Perkins, 47, of Springfield, was headed south on Snider Road when she drove her SUV left of center and struck a pickup truck headed north that was driven by Donny Cox, 72, of New Carlisle, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Springfield Post. Evidence showed that Cox swerved to the right to try to avoid the collision but was not successful.

Perkins and Cox were cut out of their vehicles, and Cox’s passenger — his wife, Grestina Cox — suffered minor injuries. All three were wearing seat belts, troopers said.

The crash closed Snider Road for about 2½ hours between Dayton Springfield Road and Lower Valley Pike.

Troopers at the scene said alcohol does not appear to be a factor, but that it is not clear what led Perkins to veer into the northbound lane. The crash remains under investigation.

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