Dump truck driver flown to hospital after Ohio County crash

Dump truck driver flown to hospital after Ohio County crash

OHIO CO., KY (WFIE) - The driver of a dump truck was flown to the hospital after a crash in Ohio County.

Dispatch says the crash happened Monday morning around 8 in the 2500 block of State Route 69 S.

They say a dump truck loaded with gravel overturned was heading southbound on 69 when it dropped off the right side of the road, causing it to skid and overturn.

The driver, Jeffery Howard 54, of Morgantown, was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville. No word on his condition.

The road was blocked for several hours while crews cleaned up the scene.

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