I-75 back open after crash; one person critically injured

One person critically injured in I-75 crash (Courtesy: Dayton Police Department)

UPDATE - I-75 northbound has reopened after the crash that left one person with critical injuries.

Dayton Police Sargent Charles Anderson said that a semi-driver rear ended a car, causing the car to crash into the box-car truck in front of it.

The car went up under the truck, trapping the three people inside the car.

Sgt. Anderson said that the fire department was able to get those people out of the car and the car.

All three were transferred to Miami Valley Hospital, where the driver was in critical condition.

Anderson said the two others are in serious condition, but did not know the extent of their injuries.

The crash is still under investigation. They are not sure if weather was a factor.


DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - One person was critically injured in a crash on I-75 northbound near W. Third St. on Monday afternoon.

The entire road was shut down as a result of the crash, which happened around 3 p.m.

Cara Zinski-Neace of the Dayton Police Department said that the preliminary investigation showed a semi-truck rear ended a car, and in turn the care went into the back of the box truck that was in front of it.

I-75 northbound has been shut down as a result of the crash.

Zinski-Neace said three people in the car were injured, leaving one with critical injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

FOX 45 is working to know more about what happened and when the road will be back open.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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