A Leesburg man and two children received minor injuries after the vehicle they were riding in struck a tree and flipped over into a ditch on Antioch Road on Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
The accident took place about 12:37 p.m. on a curvy stretch of Antioch Road, about a half-mile northwest of SR 73.
The driver, Donald Rhodus, 38, of Leesburg, failed to negotiate a left curve and drove off the side of the road, striking a tree, according to the Wilmington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. When emergency personnel arrived, the two children were out of the vehicle, but Rhodus was entrapped.
All three occupants were transported via emergency squad to Clinton Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
There were no other vehicles involved.
Rhodus was cited with failure to control.
The Wilmington Police Department, Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio State Highway Patrol and Clinton-Highland Joint Fire District responded to the accident.