Portsmouth Doctor Flown to Hospital after Crash on US 23

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A doctor from Wheelersburg was flown to the hospital after a crash Monday morning.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says Tsuyoshi Inoshita, 63, ran off the left side of the highway, hitting a bridge pillar and the guard rail.

The crash happened just before 10 a.m. on US 23 in Ross County.

Inoshita was flown to St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, where he is currently listed in fair condition.

A spokesperson at Southern Ohio Medical Center tells WSAZ.com that Dr. Inoshita is a physician at the hospital. According to the website, his specialty is medical oncology.

There were no passengers in the vehicle.

The crash remains under investigation.

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