The Facebook page later announced that Hankins was awake and his breathing tubes had been removed. He was talking with the medical staff in the intensive care unit at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, the post said. Hankins sustained several broken bones and has some nerve damage, the post said.
“He will have a very long road to recovery,” the Facebook post read. “We appreciate all the prayers and support and we will continue to keep everyone updated.”
A Dodge Ram, driven by Barry Ashworth, 51, of Alabama, was also involved in the crash. He had two passengers: Jason Moffett, 40, of Ohio, and Billy Shields, 46, of Tipp City.
The other driver was Fawn Fox, 56, of Middletown.
Gerhardt said the accident report was incomplete Friday afternoon and she didn’t know the status of the others injured.
UPDATE @ 10 a.m. (Feb. 10):
The Madison Township Fire Department wrote on its Facebook page that a victim in last night's three-vehicle crash was one of its own firefighters.
The firefighter was trapped in his vehicle with serious injuries, according to the post.
“Please keep our brother, his family and our department in your prayers,” the fire department wrote on its Facebook page.
INITIAL REPORT, Feb. 9:
One person was transported by Careflight after a three-vehicle crash this evening in Madison Twp.
Crews responded to a three-car crash at about 6 p.m. at Howe Road and Mosiman, according to dispatchers.
Trenton police have blocked Howe Road at Elk Creek Road, according to our eyewitnesses at the scene. The fire station located there is being used as a landing pad for CareFlight.