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Fire fighters look over the crash Friday morning. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.

POMEROY – A one vehicle crash had the on ramp closed from State Route 7 to State Route 33 toward Pomeroy at Five Points for a while as crews worked to clear the scene.

At approximately 7:50 a.m. on Friday, September 30, David L. Rees, 41, of Pomeroy was attempting to drive his white Dodge truck up the ramp when he apparently lost control of the vehicle, crashed into a guard rail, rolled and came to rest partially down an embankment. Rees was wearing his seatbelt and suffered minor injuries.

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Members of the Pomeroy Fire Department work to clear the scene of the crash. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.
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Members of the Pomeroy Fire Department observe the scene and clear equipment as Trooper Clingenpeel investigates the crash. Photo by Carrie Gloeckner.

Pomeroy Fire Department was on the scene and extracted Rees from the vehicle. He was taken from the scene by Meigs County EMS Medic 5. Meigs County EMS Medic 2 was also on the scene to assist. img_0852