June 23,2019 - OSHP
One Seriously Injured in West Township Crash
West Township, Ohio -Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lisbon Post are investigating a one vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday June 22, 2019 at approximately 9:30 PM. A 2006 Honda CRF 450 dirt bike was traveling southbound on Lippincott Road, just north of US 30. The driver lost control of the dirt bike, overturned and was ejected, striking his head on the roadway.
The driver of the dirt bike, Brandon Purvis, 27, of Minerva Ohio, sustained serious injuries and was transported by Minerva Fire and EMS to Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio.
Brandon was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Assisting on scene was Minerva Fire and EMS.
The crash still remains under investigation at this time.