Marengo – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a
vehicle versus a pedestrian hit-skip crash that occurred on Friday, September 22 nd , at
17:28 hours. The crash occurred on Township Road 213 just east of County Road 26.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a 14-year-old, pedestrian was crossing the
roadway and a vehicle traveling westbound struck the pedestrian in the roadway. The hit-
skip vehicle then fled the scene of the crash. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries
from the crash and was transported to a local hospital. At this time there is no vehicle
description, however the vehicle would have damage to the front end.
Anyone with information, who may have witnessed the crash or has any information
relating to the crash is encouraged to contact the Ohio State Highway Patrol Mount Gilead
Post (419) 864-4100.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by Big Walnut Fire Department.