KINSMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A man from Greenville, Pa. is lucky to be alive after crashing into a tree in Kinsman.
The accident happened about 5:15 a.m. Wednesday on Route 7, just south of Route 5.
Troopers say the driver of an SUV went off the road, hit a culvert and then smashed into a tree. He was thrown from the driver’s seat into the backseat of the vehicle.
The entire driver’s side of the SUV was smashed in.
The man suffered an injury to his knee and was taken by ambulance to Trumbull Regional Medical Center. His SUV was totaled.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.