By Melody Vallieu
PLEASANT HILL — A Monday morning crash sent a motorcyclist to the hospital.
According to Miami County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Mike Whaley, the crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday at the intersection of South Main and West Monuments streets.
Whaley said a Chevy Corvette driven by Linda Rozell, 67, of Troy, was driving westbound on Monument Street, State Route 718, when she failed to yield at the intersection and hit a motorcycle driven by James Crabtree, 70, of Covington, going southbound on Main Street, State Route 48.
Crabtree, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle.
Crabtree was flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital, where he was in fair condition as of Tuesday afternoon, according to a hospital spokesperson. Whaley said they believe Crabtree suffered a head injury, but also did not know his condition at this time.
Whaley said Rozell showed no indication of any type of impairment. She has been cited with a failure to yield violation.
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