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41-year-old man critically injured in motorcycle crash in Ashland County

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Posted at 9:23 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 09:23:18-04

MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A 41-year-old Ashland man was seriously injured in motorcycle crash that happened Thursday evening in Mifflin Township, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened around 5:13 p.m. on Township Road 1153 near Township Road 1875.

Authorities say the man was riding north on a 2012 Harley Davidson when he went left of center and hit a Pontiac G6 that was heading in the opposite direction.

The man and a 15-year-old passenger on the motorcycle were both ejected when the crash happened, OSHP stated.

The man was flown to Summa Health Systems in Akron for treatment of life-threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred. The teen sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. He was wearing a helmet, according to OHSP.

The Pontiac G6’s driver, a 16-year-old girl from Ashland, was not injured in the crash, authorities said.

The road was shut down for about 30 minutes while emergency crews worked at the scene.

The matter remains under investigation.

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