GALLIPOLIS — A residence on Neighborhood Road was struck by a motorist who lost control of his vehicle and left the roadway on Monday afternoon.
According to the crash report filed with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, the 2003 Ford Explorer being driven by Harold R. Barcus, 61, of 3119 Neighborhood Road — the sole passenger in the vehicle — was traveling southbound on Neighborhood Road when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway in the vicinity of 3482 Neighborhood Road.
The vehicle reportedly slid through the driveway at the residence, struck a yard fence and rolled over on its top when it struck the residence, coming to rest on the front porch.
The driver, who was trapped inside the vehicle following the crash, was quickly extracted by first responders and was transported to Holzer Medical Center by Gallia County EMS with non-incapacitating injuries.
According to the police report, roadway adjacent to the the residence at 3482 Neighborhood is a graded curve. Further, the report stated that neither alcohol nor drugs played a factor in the crash.
Barcus was cited for operating a vehicle without reasonable control. No other injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed from the scene and insurance information was given to the property owner, according to the report.