A resident of the Heart House homeless shelter west of Aurora was hurt in an collision during rush-hour traffic Monday, Sept. 15.
Paul M. Wyatt, 41, was operating a scooter, driving west on Trester Hill on U.S. 50 West at 5:10 p.m. when his scooter was struck
in the rear by a vehicle driven by Leo Singleton, 83, according to a news release from the Dearborn County Sheriff's Department.
“This accident happened in a downpour just east of Blair Road,” wrote Sgt. Jon Evans, who investigated the accident along with deputies Craig Elliott, Charles Olsen and Steve Jackson. Wyatt, Heart House, U.S. 50, Aurora, was taken to Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, and later transferred to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with possible internal and head injuries, said the release.
Singleton, 11061 Hoffman Road, Aurora, was not transported. Aurora Fire Department, Aurora police and Aurora Emergency Rescue assisted at the scene.