Archived Story

Brothers at Cabell following 1-car accident

Published 9:07am Thursday, September 13, 2012

Students were on way to school at time of crash

WATERLOO — Two Symmes Valley district students remain hospitalized after a one-car crash Wednesday morning.

Michael Harvey, 16, of County Road 4, Pedro, is in critical condition at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. His brother, Matthew Harvey, 10, is in fair condition, also at Cabell.

At approximately 7:15 a.m. a gold 1999 Ford Ranger, driven by Michael Harvey, was westbound on State Route 141, at mile post 21, just west of Waterloo, according to Trooper Rob McClelland of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The brothers were on their way to Symmes Valley schools.

“The car went off the right side of the roadway into a deep ditch line, struck a culvert and then a tree,” McClelland said. “There were no witnesses but people arrived shortly thereafter.”

The brothers were flown to Cabell by Med Flight. Michael sustained a head injury and Matthew a leg injury, the trooper said.

The vehicle was totaled. The accident remains under investigation.

The Tribune believes it is possible for people with a variety of points of view to discuss issues in a civil manner and will remove comments that, in our opinion, foster incivility. We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. Responsibility for what is posted or contributed to this site is the sole responsibility of each user. By contributing to this website, you agree not to post any defamatory, abusive, harassing, obscene, sexual, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy this site, or that infringes on the rights of others. Any user who feels that a contribution to this website is a violation of these terms of use is encouraged to email, or click the "report comment" link that is on all comments. We reserve the right to remove messages that violate these terms of use and we will make every effort to do so — within a reasonable time frame — if we determine that removal is necessary.

  • Robinwebb

    Prayers are being answered, still a long way to recovery I would love to see this news paper do a fallow up with news and fund raisers being done also the boys prayer page listed .:)

    (Report comment)

  • bigkahuna

    God Bless you Crystal.

    (Report comment)

  • Crystal

    Theese 2 Boys are very much loved by the whole community. We have started a prayer group on facebook that is now at 6,000 followers…Anyone wanting to join in prayer with them can find the site under “Prayers for Michael & Matthew”… There has also been a fund account set up at PNC Bank, anyone wanting to help with donations toward this family’s long road to recovery can donate here under (Fund’s for Michael & Matthew Harvey)…Thanks again to all the strong believer’s out there, prayer is working..Keep it up…WE All LOVE YOU MICHAEL & MATTHEW!

    (Report comment)

Editor's Picks

Local hip-hop artist to perform at SXSW

Ironton High School Class of 2011 graduate McKinley Carter, who goes by the name of Mac Carter, knew at a young age he wanted to ... Read more