CORRECTION: The original article referred to a child being involved in the accident, but both of the individuals injured in the accident were teenagers.
WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Two teens are both seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash in Warren County Sunday.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 9:39 p.m. on State Route 28 at the intersection of Morrow Rossburg Road in Harlan Township.
A Honda Accord, driven by a 17-year-old girl, was heading south on Morrow Rossburg Road when it failed to yield at a stop sign, according to the release. The vehicle was struck by a Chrysler 200, driven by 81-year-old Billy Blackburn, heading east on the state route. The Honda then left the road and caught fire.
The 17-year-old driver was taken to Bethesda North Hospital with serious injuries. The front passenger, a 16-year-old boy, was taken to the same hospital with minor injuries. A female seated in the back left of the vehicle was taken by CareFlight to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital with serious injuries. OSHP said her identity is still being investigated.
Blackburn was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
The crash is under investigation by the Lebanon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.