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OSHP: Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after rear-ending vehicle in Batavia

Last Updated 2 weeks by Amnon J. Jobi | Amnon Front Page

A motorcyclist was airlifted to the hospital Saturday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash in Batavia, Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) said.

Deputies responded around 12:30 p.m. to State Route 32 near the intersection of Bauer Road in Clermont County.

There, they found a 21-year-old man operating a Honda CBR 600 motorcycle was driving eastbound on State Route 32 when he rear-ended a Toyota Matrix that was also going eastbound. After the man hit the Toyota, the motorcycle overturned in the median of the roadway, OSHP said.

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The 21-year-old was seriously injured in the crash and was at first transported to Clermont Mercy Hospital. He was then flown by Air Care to UC Medical Center.

He was wearing a helmet during the crash, OSHP said.

The driver of the Toyota was not injured in the crash.

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OSHP said the crash remains under investigation.

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