Head-on collision injures two


Local teen airlifted to Grant Medical Center Friday

By Ryan Carter - ryancarter@civitasmedia.com



Eighteen-year-old Austin Payton was airlifted to Grant Medical Center Friday after his pickup truck was involved in a head-on collision with a truck driven by Donna Stacey, who was transported to Fayette County Memorial Hospital.


A two-vehicle head-on collision Friday evening on Worthington Road in Fayette County resulted in the injuries of two individuals.

The collision happened on Worthington Road just outside the Village of Staunton, according to Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth. Austin Payton, 18, of Greenfield Sabina Road, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck and reportedly traveled left of center.

Payton’s vehicle reportedly struck an oncoming pickup truck, driven by Donna Stacey of Worthington Road.

Following the crash, Payton was airlifted to Grant Medical Center in Columbus for treatment of his injuries. Stacey was transported by Fayette County EMS to Fayette County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The medical status of both individuals was unknown as of press time. According to Stanforth, the investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Eighteen-year-old Austin Payton was airlifted to Grant Medical Center Friday after his pickup truck was involved in a head-on collision with a truck driven by Donna Stacey, who was transported to Fayette County Memorial Hospital.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2016/10/web1_IMG_1718.jpgEighteen-year-old Austin Payton was airlifted to Grant Medical Center Friday after his pickup truck was involved in a head-on collision with a truck driven by Donna Stacey, who was transported to Fayette County Memorial Hospital.
Local teen airlifted to Grant Medical Center Friday

By Ryan Carter

ryancarter@civitasmedia.com

Reach Ryan Carter at 740-313-0352 or on Twitter @rywica.

Reach Ryan Carter at 740-313-0352 or on Twitter @rywica.