Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with minivan in Xenia Twp.

A motorcyclist was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a crash with a minivan that shut down a portion of Upper Bellbrook Road for nearly three hours in Xenia Twp.

The crash was reported around 3:35 p.m. at the intersection of Upper Bellbrook Road and Colorado Drive, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Xenia Post.

Scott McHenry, 21, of Dayton, was headed east on Upper Bellbrook Road on a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle when he was struck by a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica driven by Heather Combs, 35, of Xenia, according to the patrol.

McHenry suffered serious injuries and was taken by Xenia EMS to Miami Valley Hospital.

A medical helicopter was called but later was canceled, according to initial reports.

Upper Bellbrook Road was reopened around 6:20 p.m.

The crash remains under investigation.

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