Friday morning icy conditions lead to crashes

Published: Friday, December 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
Updated: Friday, December 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Icy conditions caused a rash of crashes this morning. Here’s a rundown.

3:20 a.m.: A car hit a stop sign on West Grand Avenue, over the sidewalk and came to a rest near some small trees, according to a Dayton police officer on scene.

There were three people in the car and the driver is likely to face failure to control charge.

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5:20 a.m.: Crash on WB I-70 in Preble County near the 1 mile marker. Scanner traffic indicated the driver was trapped in the vehicle and suffering from broken leg. A second accident happened about 15 minutes later when a vehicle rolled off the embankment from Route 35. OSP confirmed a third accident in the area, though they had no details.

6:40 a.m.: A car was traveling east on I-70 when it was rear ended by another vehicle near Arlington Road. The car that was rear ended spun out and hit the guard rail. After the car came to a rest, a pickup truck collided with vehicle. The driver of the car was transported to the hospital. The driver of the truck was not injured. The right lane of I- 70 East was closed.

6:55 a.m.: A red pickup truck flipped on its top on the I-675 ramp at the Colonel Glenn exit in Beavercreek. The ramp was closed around 7:30 a.m. Icy road conditions are believed to be the cause of the accident. The female driver of the vehicle was not injured and refused medical treatment at the scene.

8:10 a.m.: The ramp to I-675 from SB I-75 was closed after a crash.

8:30 a.m.: Route 35 at Abbey Ave. was icy and several crashes occured. One vehicle hit ice and spun out. The occupant received minor injuries and was sent to the hospital.

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