Crash_11th&Olive_1A single vehicle crash Sunday afternoon sent a Plymouth teen to the hospital.

Crash_11th&Olive_216 year old Derek Mattix of Plymouth was traveling west on 11th Road in a 2008 Ford Fusion and is alleged to have passed through the stop sign at Olive Trail at a high rate of speed without stopping.  He lost control of his vehicle and rolled over, end over end before coming to rest in a field on the south side of the roadway.

Crash_11th&Olive_3Mattix told County Officer Brown he didn’t see the stop sign and would not say how fast he was traveling.  He denied excessive speed.

Crash_11th&Olive_4Derek Mattix was transported to the Plymouth Hospital for treatment of minor injuries with a complain of pain in his head.

Officer Brown was assisted at the scene by other county officers and Plymouth Fire & EMS.


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