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Multiple crashes reported across the region

Published: Sunday, February 04, 2018 @ 1:30 PM
Updated: Monday, February 05, 2018 @ 8:10 AM
By: Brett Collar - Storm Center 7 Meteorologist

Roadways are ice and snow-covered, and there are numerous reports of slide-offs and crashes across the region.

  • On westbound U.S. 35 just before I-75 in Dayton, a crash with injuries was reported in the left lane around 8:10 a.m. 
  • On Interstate 75 south, between U.S. 40 and Interstate 70, a crash has the right-hand lanes closed at 7:26 a.m.
  • On I-75 north between Ohio 129 and Ohio 63 in Butler County, a crash is reported but traffic is moving at 7:15 a.m. 
  • On northbound Interstate 75 at the 38 mile marker in Springboro, a single-vehicle crash was reported around 5:40 a.m.
  • On westbound U.S. 35 west of Woodman Drive in Riverside, a crash was reported around 5:15 a.m.
  • On the ramp from U.S. 68 to westbound U.S. 35 Bypass,  a semi-tractor trailer jackknifed early Friday morning. The ramp was closed for several hours and reopened around 6:15 a.m. No one was injured.
  • On Grange Hall Road at Dayton Xenia Road in Beavercreek, an adult male was taken to an area hospital after his four-wheeler rolled over on him while he was doing donuts in a parking lot, police said.
  • Southbound Interstate 75 at the 66 mile marker just south of Tipp City reopened around 1 a.m. after at least three vehicles were reportedly involved in a collision. An officer’s cruiser was reportedly involved.
  • Numerous slide-offs have been reported on all area highways

>> Interstate 75 reopens after multi-vehicle crash closes highway; 2 injured

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“We have seen some rain and with the cold air coming in we are seeing some of that rain freeze over,” said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar. 

Some rain moving through Sunday evening froze over, leading to a thin sheet of ice. Steady snow then fell through the evening.

>> Snow emergencies issued across region

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