The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a two vehicle injury crash that happened on US Route 35 at the intersection of State Route 327 in Bloomfield Township at 5:59pm.
22-year-old Toby Rupe of Gallipolis was traveling east on US 35 as 62-year-old Debora Douglas of Wellston was driving her pickup truck, when she attempted to turn left onto State Route 327 from US 35. Douglas pulled into the path of Rupes vehicle and struck it in the left front corner. Rupe traveled off the right side of 35 down over an embankment and Douglas’ vehicle spun around and rolled to a stop on the berm of Route 35.
Rupe sustained possible serious injuries and was transported by Jackson County EMS to Holzer of Jackson while Douglas stated she was uninjured. Both were wearing their safety belts and air bags deployed in both vehicles as well.