Three injured in car accident in Mason

MASON, OH (FOX19) - Three people were injured in a single vehicle accident that happened Monday morning a few minutes before 4 a.m.

A Chevy minivan was traveling on Brewer Road towards Mason-Montgomery Road when the driver lost control and left the road and struck a tree.

The driver, Rita Henry, 26, of Trenton, was transported by EMS to the West Chester Medical Center with serious injuries.

Rear passenger Allison Caudill, 25, of West Chester was flown to U.C. Hospital by U.C. Aircare with critical injuries.  Rear passenger Ian Clark, 20, of West Chester was transported by EMS to Bethesda North Hospital with serious injuries.

Police say the driver was using a seatbelt, however, the passengers were not restrained.  Alcohol appears to have been a contributing factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Copyright 2011 FOX19. All Rights Reserved.