Pursuit and two vehicle injury crash

Staff report

CHILLICOTHE — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a vehicle pursuit that ended in a vehicle crash.

The crash occurred on U.S. 35 near milepost 19 near Chillicothe, Ross County Ohio.

On Sept. 19, 2020, at approximately 3:05 a. m., a Chillicothe Highway Patrol Post Trooper attempted to stop a 2005 Acura TL on Jones Road in Ross County. The vehicle did not stop and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit continued onto U.S. 35 until the driver lost control and struck a Ross County Sheriff vehicle at 3:12 a. m.

The Acura was driven by Marvin Myers, 45 of Waverly, Ohio. The pursuit was traveling westbound on U.S. 35 when Myers lost control and traveled into the median striking a stationary Ross County Sheriff SUV vehicle.

Myers was transported to OSU Wexner Medical Center via MedFlight with serious injuries. Sheriff Deputy Brenton Davidson, 34 of Chillicothe was transported by ground to Grant Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Myers had two passengers. Renae Myers, 41 of Columbus, Ohio and Scotty Howard, 47 of Chillicothe, Ohio. Mrs. Myers was transported to Chillicothe Adena Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Howard was transported to Grant Medical Center with serious injuries.

The crash and pursuit remain under investigation.


Staff report