Driver cited following accident

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP- The highway patrol has cited a driver who allegedly caused a crash that closed U.S. Route 62 at Duck Creek Road Tuesday afternoon.

James Santee, 56, Salem, was cited for traveling left of center after he was eastbound and allegedly attempted to pass an eastbound vehicle stopped to turn left onto Duck Creek Road and struck head-on a westbound jeep driven by Kathy Hoopes, 60, Salem.

According to the patrol, both vehicles continued north off the roadway.

Hoopes was ejected through the top of the jeep after it rolled once.

Both drivers were lifeflighted to St. Elizabeth’s Health Center.