UPDATE: 550 Accident Victim Taken To Hospital

By: Cyndi Murray Email
By: Cyndi Murray Email

Updated: 10/13/2011

Authorities say the driver of a vehicle on State Route 550 in Barlow left the roadway then hit a tree, his vehicle then flipped atleast twice and went oven the embankment.

The driver, whose name is not being released, was taken to Marietta Memorial Hospital with unspecified injuries.

No other details are being released at this time.

Stay tuned to WTAP-TV and WTAP.COM for further updates as they become available.

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A driver is entrapped in their vehicle following an early morning rollover on State Route 550 in Ohio Thursday.

Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks says the car rolled over and hit two trees before coming to a stop.

Washington County Police, State Highway Patrol, and the Barlow and Dunham Fire Departments are currently on scene.

Stay with WTAP and WTAP.com for the latest on this developing story.


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  • by bus driver Location: Marietta on Oct 17, 2011 at 09:34 AM
    I can't help but be concerned about the children that have to drive to school because of no busses. Wait untill the Levy is passed and you will see buses again. Just another bribe. Warren wouldn't have trouble with passing levys if they spent the money where it was spposto go. but I see from your comments that you all must support them for taking the busses off the road. More room for more cars.
  • by Accident Survivor Location: Marietta on Oct 15, 2011 at 02:25 PM
    Can anyone provide an update on this story? I also had an accident on that road and want to make sure MMH is doing all they should be medically. They weren't for me and I try to make sure I return the favor as one did for me and family.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:48 AM
    If Warrens school board would work with the community instead of against it, they wouldn't get blamed for everything!
  • by Concerned citizen Location: Vincent on Oct 14, 2011 at 07:24 AM
    In response to the question of Dunham being at scene. I would hope that if you or your family member were in an accident and a member of a department that doesn't operate in that area is driving by and no one has responded yet that they would stop to give any assistance they could. Don't be so nasty!! In these situations people are greatful for the help they receive!!
  • by Teresa on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:08 PM
    I travel 550 several times per week. When I was going to Barlow yesterday morning I saw the area that this wreck happened in. I can't tell you how many times a deer has jumped out in front of me in that very spot. So please people if you don't have something nice to say...or something that makes sense..please refrain from commenting. Prayers to this fellow and his family. I hope he gets well soon.
  • by NotSoNosy Location: Barlow on Oct 13, 2011 at 03:55 PM
    I am a family member, and this was NOT a student driving to school and had NOTHING to do with Warren Schools. It WAS NOT raining yet at the time of the accident, so nor was it weather related. If you have no idea what happened, it would probably be best not to comment.
  • by ummm Location: parkersburg on Oct 13, 2011 at 03:45 PM
    Why does it matter the cause of the accident? I think the important fact is that there was lives involved and everyone is ok.
  • by Former Warrior Location: Ohio on Oct 13, 2011 at 03:30 PM
    The driver may have had a stroke, they are completing an MRI on the victim now. This had NOTHING to do with the WLSD. Nice try Marian. Get your facts straight before commenting please.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 13, 2011 at 02:25 PM
    What was the cause of the accident? Who was at fault? How many accidents have been reported on this stretch of road, over the past years? Is this stretch of 550 a particular problem in this area?
  • by charles Location: barlow on Oct 13, 2011 at 01:09 PM
    OMG it rained today, blame it on Warren Bd. of Ed., 3 car accident in Waterford Oh, blame Warren Bd. of Ed., gas prices going back up, blame Warren Bd. of Ed., some people are just plain STUPID. We can't blame Warren Bd. of Ed. for everything
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