At least 1 hospitalized following fiery crash in Miami Co.
At least one person required medical treatment at a hospital following a single-vehicle crash in Piqua Sunday overnight.
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Miami County deputies, Piqua fire, and Fletcher fire were dispatched to the intersection of Brokaw Road and North Piqua-Lockington Road at around 1:45 a.m. on reports of a single-vehicle crash with injuries, Piqua city dispatch confirmed to News Center 7.
When deputies and firefighters arrived on scene, they found the vehicle off the roadway and “fully engulfed” in flames with “heavy damage,” first responders stated over emergency scanners. They were able to extinguish the fire by 2:04 a.m.
At least one person was injured in the crash, prompting a medical response. The injured was taken to Kettering Health Piqua where crews requested a CareFlight transportation to another medical facility.
Dispatch, however, stated that CareFlight could not respond to the request due to the weather condition, according to emergency scanners.
The patient was described as having a head laceration, a first responder stated over emergency scanners. It was unknown if the person was ejected from the car during the crash.
A responder also stated that there were multiple injuries; however, they did not confirm the exact number.
The cause of the crash remained under investigation by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office. News Center 7 reached out for more information.
We will update this story as more information is released.