Two ejected from vehicle in accident

Bath, IN — Late Saturday evening, deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department were called to the scene of a one-vehicle accident with injuries on Hetrick Road, west of Springfield Road in Franklin County.

Upon arrival, deputies found a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado off of the south side of Hetrick Road. Deputies also found a trailer that had dislodged from the towing vehicle, as well as an all-terrain vehicle off of the south side of the roadway.

The investigation revealed that Dwayne Michael Chumley, 35, Hamilton, Ohio, was eastbound on Hetrick Road when the pick-up got off of the right edge of the roadway. Chumley overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle. Chumley and his passenger, Alexander T. O’Keefe, 32, of Cincinnati, Ohio, were both ejected from the pick-up truck. O’Keefe was transported by Brookville E.M.S. #2 to McCullough-Hyde Hospital in Oxford, for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident. Chumley was flown by Air Care medical helicopter to University Hospital in Cincinnati, for treatment of his injuries.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by Mt. Carmel Police Department, Indiana Conservation Officers, Brookville E.M.S. #2, Responder 24, College Corner Volunteer Fire Department, and Oxford Medics.