SUGAR CREEK TWP, Ohio — Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a head-on crash that caused serious injuries to a driver traveling on US Route 250 in Sugar Creek Township, located in Stark County, according to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
State troopers responded at around 5:15 a.m. Thursday near milepost 2 on US Route 250.
A 46-year-old man from Port Washington was operating a 2012 Dodge Ram pick-up northwest on US Route 250 when a 45-year-old Massillon man, who was operating a 2008 Honda Civic, drove left of center and struck the 46-year-old man's vehicle.
The 46-year-old man sustained serious injuries during the crash. The driver of the Honda Civic sustained less serious injuries. Both were transported to Aultman Hospital by Sugar Creek Township EMS.
A 21-year-old passenger in the pick-up truck sustained possible injuries, troopers said.
State troopers said it is believed that alcohol was a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.