GERMAN TWP, Ohio (WDTN) – 2 News has confirmed 32-year-old Nicholas P. Niedbalski of Springfield was pronounced dead at the scene of a car crash in German Township.
The crash happened at about 2:54 p.m. Sunday afternoon on State Route 41 near Jacksonville Road outside Springfield. Ohio State Highway Patrol says a pickup truck swerved to avoid rear-ending a car, crossed the center line, and hit an SUV head-on. Niedbalski was a passenger in the SUV.
The driver of the SUV was taken to Miami Valley Hospital via Care Flight with life threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
State Route 41 was closed for about three hours as the scene was cleared. OSP is still investigating the crash.