Sheriff Dallas Baldwin states that the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on I-270 southbound near the I-670 exit in Mifflin Township. The crash occurred at approximately 8:18 am on Friday, September 9, 2022.
A motorist with his disabled vehicle was on the side of the roadway, outside of his vehicle. A vehicle travelling southbound on I-270 left the lane of travel, driving off the roadway and struck the pedestrian on the side of the road.
Deputies from The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office along with EMS personnel from the Mifflin Township Fire Department responded to the scene. The pedestrian victim was transported to Mount Carmel East Hospital by Mifflin Township Medics in critical condition and was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash. No further information is available at this time.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the crash.
Anyone with additional information is asked to please contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit at 614-525-6113.