CareFlight transports man on lawnmower after he was hit by car


By Sheryl Roadcap - sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com



The blue Chrysler 2000, driven by Jessie L. Williams, 34, of Mendon, hit Mark Donald Ball, 65, of Upper Arlington, who was on the riding lawnmower in the yard of 2050 Fort Recovery Road, Houston. Williams went off the roadway when he failed to see the 90 degree curve in the roadway. Ball was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.

The blue Chrysler 2000, driven by Jessie L. Williams, 34, of Mendon, hit Mark Donald Ball, 65, of Upper Arlington, who was on the riding lawnmower in the yard of 2050 Fort Recovery Road, Houston. Williams went off the roadway when he failed to see the 90 degree curve in the roadway. Ball was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.


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HOUSTON — A man on a riding lawnmower was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital after he was hit by a car that went off the roadway and into a yard at a residence on Fort Recovery Road in Houston Thursday evening.

According to a crash report from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Mark Donald Ball, 65, of Upper Arlington, was seriously injured after the blue 2015 Chrysler 200 that Jessie L. Williams, 34, of Mendon, was driving struck him in the yard of 2050 Fort Recovery Road, Houston. The crash occurred Thursday, Aug. 29, at 7:15 p.m.

The report said Williams was traveling westbound and approaching a 90 degree curve to the north when he failed to see the curve and went off the roadway. Ball was mowing at the 90 degree curve when Williams struck him.

Russia Fire, Versailles Life Squad and Deputies also responded to the scene.

The crash is still under investigation by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

The blue Chrysler 2000, driven by Jessie L. Williams, 34, of Mendon, hit Mark Donald Ball, 65, of Upper Arlington, who was on the riding lawnmower in the yard of 2050 Fort Recovery Road, Houston. Williams went off the roadway when he failed to see the 90 degree curve in the roadway. Ball was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/08/web1_car-lawnmower.jpgThe blue Chrysler 2000, driven by Jessie L. Williams, 34, of Mendon, hit Mark Donald Ball, 65, of Upper Arlington, who was on the riding lawnmower in the yard of 2050 Fort Recovery Road, Houston. Williams went off the roadway when he failed to see the 90 degree curve in the roadway. Ball was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital. Courtesy photo

By Sheryl Roadcap

sroadcap@sidneydailynews.com

Reach the writer at 937-538-4823.

Reach the writer at 937-538-4823.