A man drove off the roadway and into a ditch Tuesday around 9 a.m. in Middleton Township.
According to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office accident report, Michael O’Malley, 69, Oregon, was traveling southbound on Mercer Road, south of Devils Hole Road, when he went off right side of the road, struck a culvert, flipped approximately two times and ended up in the ditch on the west side of the roadway.
He had suspected serious injuries and was taken to Wood County Hospital by Middleton Township EMS.
O’Malley was cited for failure to maintain reasonable control and OVI.
Police conducted a blood alcohol test but the results are not yet unknown.
His 2020 GMC Terrain was towed from the scene by Shipley Towing.