3 people injured in Adams County crash

PEEBLES, Ohio - Three people were injured in a two-car accident Thursday nightin Adams County.

The crash happened along Ohio 41 just before 10:30 p.m. when onecar crossed the center lane.

The driver of a GMC Pickup, 23-year-old Joshua Hicks, driftedoff to the right side of the road in the northbound lane and hit aguardrail. He then moved back to the left side, crossing the centerlane and striking a second car, according to police.

Forty-two-year-old Jerry Clark was driving the car that wasstruck by Hicks. He was taken to University Hospital withlife-threatening injuries.

Hicks and his passenger, 20-year-old Jonathan Straight, bothwere taken to the same hospital, also with life-threateninginjuries.

The crash is under investigation by the Ohio State Patrol inGeorgetown.