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Driver airlifted to hospital after Huron County crash

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jun 20, 2013 at 10:07 PM

The state Highway Patrol's Norwalk post is investigating a one-vehicle serious injury crash that occurred at 7:06 p.m. Wednesday on Derussey Road in Townsend Township.

Tony Hoff, 23, of Wakeman, was driving a 1991 Ford Escort north on Derussey, north of Crandall Road, when his vehicle traveled off the west side of the roadway, striking a ditch and overturning. Hoff, who not wearing his seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle, troopers said. The vehicle came to rest off the west side of the road.

Hoff sustained incapacitating injuries and was flown from the scene by a LifeFlight helicopter to Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center.

The vehicle was towed by Fitzgerald's Towing.

No charges have been filed, and alcohol is not considered a factor in the crash, troopers said. The accident remains under investigation.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by Citizens EMS, the Huron County Sheriff's Department, LifeFlight and Fitzgerald's Towing.

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