Just before 3 p.m. Monday, Gallia County 911 received a call reporting one car had crashed into a tree at the western intersection of Ohio 554 and Vale Road in Bidwell. Springfield Township Fire Department responded along with Gallia County EMS, Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, and Ohio State Highway Patrol. The vehicle was occupied by two females, driving a black SUV with West Virginia tags. Both occupants were reported as having minor injuries.
A separate incident occurred around noon Monday in the 1400 block of Eastern Avenue in Gallipolis where a driver reportedly swerved left of center and collided with another driver, according to the Gallipolis Police Department. Jaime Davidson, of Gallipolis, was medically evacuated by air medical helicopter after sustaining serious injuries. Timothy Humphreys, the other driver and also of Gallipolis, was uninjured. No one had been cited as of press time and the accident is still under investigation. According to GPD, reportedly, Davidson drove left of center.