ASHLAND COUNTY, Ohio – The Ashland Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving four cars that happened Saturday on U.S. 42.
According to a press release from OHP, 77-year-old Jack Middleton rear-ended a car that was stopped in traffic.
The impact pushed that vehicle into another stopped vehicle, and pushed that vehicle into the one ahead of it.
According to OHP, Middleton had a blood alcohol content of .094%.
He faces charges for operating a vehicle impaired.
A juvenile and two adults in separate vehicles had minor injuries.
The juvenile was treated at Mansfield Medical Center.
The Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland City Fire/EMS and Mifflin Fire/EMS assisted at the scene.
According to a press release, U.S. Route 42 was closed for about 45 minutes.
The crash remains under investigation.