Driver injured on Route 68


The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash into a utility pole that occurred Monday morning. It is the second crash into a pole resulting in serious injury in less than two days. At approximately 5:52 a.m. deputies responded to the 1600 block of north U.S. Route 68 in reference to a one vehicle injury accident. Initial investigation revealed Denico Fudge, age 22, of Urbana, was operating a 2013 Chrysler southbound on Route 68 when Fudge exited the roadway and struck a utility pole. Fudge was transported by Urbana EMS to Grimes Field and flown to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. No information on Fudge’s condition was available from the hospital. A crash on state Route 4 Saturday near Hawk Road also resulted in another driver being airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital. Information on driver Charles Pollard’s condition was also unavailable from MVH officials on Monday.


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The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash into a utility pole that occurred Monday morning. It is the second crash into a pole resulting in serious injury in less than two days. At approximately 5:52 a.m. deputies responded to the 1600 block of north U.S. Route 68 in reference to a one vehicle injury accident. Initial investigation revealed Denico Fudge, age 22, of Urbana, was operating a 2013 Chrysler southbound on Route 68 when Fudge exited the roadway and struck a utility pole. Fudge was transported by Urbana EMS to Grimes Field and flown to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. No information on Fudge’s condition was available from the hospital. A crash on state Route 4 Saturday near Hawk Road also resulted in another driver being airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital. Information on driver Charles Pollard’s condition was also unavailable from MVH officials on Monday.

The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash into a utility pole that occurred Monday morning. It is the second crash into a pole resulting in serious injury in less than two days. At approximately 5:52 a.m. deputies responded to the 1600 block of north U.S. Route 68 in reference to a one vehicle injury accident. Initial investigation revealed Denico Fudge, age 22, of Urbana, was operating a 2013 Chrysler southbound on Route 68 when Fudge exited the roadway and struck a utility pole. Fudge was transported by Urbana EMS to Grimes Field and flown to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. No information on Fudge’s condition was available from the hospital. A crash on state Route 4 Saturday near Hawk Road also resulted in another driver being airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital. Information on driver Charles Pollard’s condition was also unavailable from MVH officials on Monday.
http://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2016/08/web1_crash.jpgThe Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash into a utility pole that occurred Monday morning. It is the second crash into a pole resulting in serious injury in less than two days. At approximately 5:52 a.m. deputies responded to the 1600 block of north U.S. Route 68 in reference to a one vehicle injury accident. Initial investigation revealed Denico Fudge, age 22, of Urbana, was operating a 2013 Chrysler southbound on Route 68 when Fudge exited the roadway and struck a utility pole. Fudge was transported by Urbana EMS to Grimes Field and flown to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. No information on Fudge’s condition was available from the hospital. A crash on state Route 4 Saturday near Hawk Road also resulted in another driver being airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital. Information on driver Charles Pollard’s condition was also unavailable from MVH officials on Monday. Submitted photo