1 critical, 1 in serious condition after Clark County crash

UPDATE @ 2:25 a.m: One person is in critical condition and another individual is listed in serious condition after a two-vehicle crash occurred on Dayton Springfield Road near Old Mill Road Sunday night around 8:30 p.m.

>> 2 barns a total loss after blazing fire at Berryhill Farm in Greene County

According to a release by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Springfield Post, a 2007 Ford Five Hundred, driven by George Baier Jr., 74, of Centerville, attempted to exit a church parking lot onto Dayton Springfield Road.

A 2003 Jeep Liberty, driven by Hester Knox, 67, of Springfield, was traveling westbound on Dayton Springfield Road and struck the Ford, pushing it off the right side of the road into the church. The Jeep continued off the left side of the road and struck a ditch.

Baier was transported to Soin Medical Center with non-life threatening injures.

Knox was initially transported to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries, but is now in critical condition, according to hospital representatives. Knox’s front passenger Virginia Russel, 87, of Springfield, was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries.

The crash closed Dayton Springfield Road for about three hours.

Mad River Township Fire Department and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the crash, which is still under investigation.

About the Author