The Highway Patrol is reporting a two-vehicle serious-injury crash in Adams County.
About 5:42pm Friday, 23-year-old Autumn Hersmam of Portsmouth was southbound on Portsmouth Road in Franklin Township in a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix. She failed to negotiate a curve and crossed the centerline. 62-year-old Randall A. Keller of Wheelersburg struck the car with a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado.
Hersman sustained serious injuries and was transported by Air Care to the University of Cincinnati Hospital. Her 5-year-old passenger also sustained serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to Cabell Huntington Hospital by Air Evac.
Keller sustained no apparent injuries. Both Hersman and Keller were wearing seatbelts and the child was in a child safety seat.
The Adams County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Township Fire and EMS, and Peebles Fire and EMS provided assistance at the scene.