Medina County dispatcher hit by pickup truck while directing traffic at county fair

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio – A dispatcher with Medina County Sheriff’s Office was hit by a pickup truck as he directed traffic at the Medina County Fair Tuesday.  According to Captain Dave Centner of the Medina County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened around 5:10 p.m. near the entrance to the fair off of Lafayette Road.

Two sheriff’s employees were directing traffic when the truck hit one of them.  He was treated on the scene for an apparent head injury.

The decision was then made to LifeFlight him to MetroHealth Medical Center. His injuries are said to be non-life threatening.  The other officer and the driver of the pickup were not injured.

The Medina Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating.