Marion – Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on May 13, 2023, at approximately 7:51 PM, on State Route 95 in Montgomery Township, Marion County.
The crash involved a 2016 Subaru WRX, driven by Johnny Arthur II, age 32, of LaRue, Ohio. The preliminary investigation indicates that Mr. Arthur was traveling westbound on State Route 95. According to witnesses, a black BMW sport utility vehicle was overtaking the Subaru as an eastbound vehicle approached. The BMW swerved into the westbound lane causing Mr. Arthur to travel off the right side of the roadway. Mr. Arthur’s vehicle struck a driveway embankment and a house before overturning. His vehicle then struck a parked vehicle and a tree. During the crash, Mr. Arthur was ejected from the Subaru. The black BMW did not remain at the scene.
Mr. Arthur was transported by Scioto Valley EMS to Marion General Hospital. Mr. Arthur was then taken by CareFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio for further treatment.
A preliminary evaluation of evidence indicates that contact was made between the black BMW sport utility vehicle and the Subaru. Damage could be contained to the right side of the BMW. If you have any information regarding this investigation, plea se contact the Ohio State Highway Patrol at (740) 383-2181.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Scioto Valley Fire and EMS, Northern Union County Fire and EMS, Red Cross, and Kirby’s Towing.
The crash remains under investigation.