Carolyn Fleegle

Newark Man Injured in Crash

by Carolyn Fleegle on December 21, 2010 at 11:06 am

A Newark man is injured after a Tuesday morning accident in Heath.

Police report that just before 8:30 a.m. 22-year-old Kevin Baker was driving his Jeep on Keller Drive in Heath when he went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Authorities say Baker had to be extricated from the vehicle.

He was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital and then taken by Medflight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus with chest injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.