Driver's BAC was 4 times legal limit in crash that killed 4 | News
FRANKLIN, OH (FOX19)- The Ohio State Highway Patrol has received
confirmation that a driver from Fairfield was drunk when he caused a crash that killed four people in December.
According to the Montgomery County Coroner's office, Joshua Nkansah, 40, had a blood-alcohol content of .346, more than four times the legal limit.
The crash occurred Dec. 23 in Montgomery County. Nkansah began driving his 1997 Dodge minivan the
wrong-way on I-75, near milepost 35, in Warren County. He struck a 2000 Chrysler
minivan head-on, killing Michelle and Scott Barhorst of Madisonville, Tenn.
Nkansah and his son, David, 7, were also killed as a result of the crash. Four
children in the Barhorst vehicle and one additional child in the Nkansah vehicle
received serious injury, but survived the crash.
"Impaired driving has life altering consequences, as demonstrated in this
horrible crash," said Colonel John Born, Patrol Superintendent. "This crash
underscores the Patrol's resolve to remove these dangerous drivers from Ohio's
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