(5-6-18) The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and the Russia Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle motorcycle crash at the intersection of Russia Houston Road and Russia Rd. around 12:18 a.m Sunday morning.

Stephen J. Vennemeyer (52) of Russia , who was driving a black 2016 Kawasaki motorcycle, lost control and over corrected and went off the right side of the roadway and crashed. Vennemeyer (52) and his passenger Michelle S. McNamara (28) of Sidney were both ejected.

McNamara was transported by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital and is listed in critical condition.  Vennemeyer was transported by rescue squad to Wilson Memorial Hospital.