State patrol asks public for help in hit-skip crash

The state patrol is asking the public for help in tracking down a white pickup truck involved in a hit-skip crash, which triggered a head-on collision that sent three people to hospitals suffering from serious injuries.

The Ohio Highway Patrol Post at Lebanon is reporting that the Ford Ranger pulled out from a stop sign on Old state Route 122 at U.S. 42, northeast of the city, and hit the right rear of a car driven by Cassidy Hill, 23, of Fort Thomas, Ky.

Hill lost control of her vehicle in the collision, went left of center on U.S. 42 and hit an oncoming vehicle driven by Fred Prewitt, of Wilmington. He and 53-year-old Tammy Prewitt were taken to Miami Valley Hospital.

Hill was taken to Atrium Medical Center.

The pickup truck fled, headed east on Middletown Road. The accident occurred about 6 p.m.

According to the patrol, the pickup is described as “clean” with front and right front damage.

If you have information about the pickup truck, you are asked to call the Lebanon Post at 513-932-4444.

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