The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Gallipolis is investigating a two car crash that happened just before 1 p.m. Thursday.
76-year-old Harry Roush was heading westbound on U.S. 35 when his car was hit from behind by a utility truck driven by 46-year-old Donald Goodson of Albany.
Roush's car was forced off the left side of the road and into the guard rail.
He and his passenger, Sarah Roush, were taken to Cabell Huntington Hospital in serious condition.
Goodson was not hurt.
The highway patrol hasn't completed the investigation.