I-675 reopens after car crosses over median, hits northbound SUV

Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 2:58 PM
Updated: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 4:20 PM

Crash shuts down NB I-675 north of N. Fairfield Rd. Exit

UPDATE @ 4:20 p.m. 

State troopers are working to determine what led a driver traveling south on Interstate 675 to cross the median and crash into a SUV traveling northbound. 

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Emergency crews were dispatched to northbound Interstate 675 north of North Fairfield Road in Fairborn around 2:50 p.m. on a reported two-vehicle crash. 

Sgt. Richard Milstead of the Xenia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said a silver Pontiac sedan was traveling southbound when the driver crossed over the median and slammed into the side of an SUV traveling northbound, sending the SUV into a tree line. 

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The driver and passenger in the SUV suffered minor injuries in the crash and were transported to Soin Medical Center. The driver of the Pontiac suffered unknown injuries and was transported to Miami Valley Hospital. 

Two people inside the SUV were not injured in the crash. 

State troopers are unsure what led to the Pontiac crossing over into the median, but drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors. 

All lanes of northbound Interstate 675 were shut down for around an hour. All lanes reopened around 4:15 p.m. 

Additional details were not available. 

UPDATE @ 3:45 p.m. 

State troopers have reopened a portion of the left lane of northbound Interstate 675 north of North Fairfield Road after a crash Tuesday afternoon. 

Investigators said a silver Pontiac was traveling south on Interstate 675 when the vehicle crossed over the median and crashed into the side of a vehicle traveling northbound. 

State troopers said there were multiple injuries to occupants in both vehicles, but all were believed to be minor. 

Additional details are expected to be releases shortly. 

DeAngelo Byrd/Staff

FIRST REPORT

All lanes of northbound Interstate 675 are shut down north of North Fairfield Road in Fairborn after a two-vehicle crash was reported Tuesday afternoon. 

Crews were dispatched to the highway around 2:50 p.m. and reported at least one person was still trapped inside a vehicle. 

Scanner traffic from the scene indicates all northbound lanes of Interstate 675 are shut down. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as new details become available. 

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