Man Flown From Car Accident Where Vehicle Split in Two


Deputies from The Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle accident, early Sunday morning.

James George, 41, of Bellefontaine was traveling what is believed to have been 70 MPH on Township Road 218 when he went off the right side of the roadway.

George traveled over a gravel driveway, struck a landscaping boulder, and then continued through the yard.

He struck a tree and was ejected from the vehicle when it split in two.

George was able to phone his wife who called 911, reporting the accident.

When deputies arrived on the scene they found George to be seriously injured, lying in the yard.

EMS from Bellefontaine responded to the scene.

George was flown to OSU Medical Center for treatment.

At the time of press, his condition is unknown.

Deputies learned that the vehicle was reported stolen the night before by the Bellefontaine Police Department.

George was cited for Failure to Control and Driving Without a License.