Patrol: Driver allegedly ran stop sign, caused two-vehicle crash in Madison Twp.

Two people were transported to area hospitals following a crash Friday afternoon at Germantown and Keister roads in Madison Twp.

Zachary Beard, 29, of Middletown, allegedly ran the stop sign at the intersection while driving a 2000 Chevy truck and collided with a 2008 silver Hyundai, according to the crash report from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

TRENDING NEWS: Middletown man who was WWII veteran, guard for President Roosevelt dies at 96

Beard was transported by JEMS to Atrium Medical Center, where he was treated and released, according to a hospital official.

Keith Bolton, 29, of Middletown, a backseat passenger in the truck, was flown by Air Care to UC Medical Center. He was not listed as a patient there on Monday, an official said.

TRENDING NEWS: Butler County Jail inmate tests positive for coronavirus

After Beard allegedly ran the stop sign, his truck continued traveling on Keister Road, where it hit a mailbox and a telephone pole and eventually stopped about 100 yards away when it hit a tree in a ditch, the report read. Several long skid marks were visible on the road.

Three other people injured in the crash refused treatment, said Kent Hall, Madison Twp. fire chief.

About the Author