MECHANICSBURG – A two-vehicle injury crash in Goshen Township caused two people to be transported to area hospitals on Tuesday.
The crash occurred at 8:17 p.m. in the 9000 block of state Route 4 in Goshen Township, according to a press release from Champaign County Sheriff Matt Melvin.
John O’Laughlin, 71, of Mechanicsburg, while driving northbound on state Route 4 in a 1999 Chevy Trailblazer, went left of the center line in the roadway and struck John Zugelder, 70, of Springfield. Zugelder was driving a 2005 Chevy Silverado.
Zugelder was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. O’Laughlin was taken by Urbana EMS to Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana.
O’Laughlin was later charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, Melvin said in the press release.
Mechanicsburg Fire/EMS and Urbana EMS responded to the scene, along with CareFlight.
The accident remains under investigation by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.