Crash closes I-70 West in Preble County; 1 flown from scene

Published: Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 5:45 PM
Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 8:30 PM

UPDATE @ 8:30 p.m.

Interstate 70 West is back open in Preble County following a two-vehicle crash near the Indiana border.

The highway reopened shortly before 8 p.m., according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Dayton Post, which did not have further information on the crash that sent one person to an area hospital by medical helicopter.

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I-70 West in Preble County is closed after a two-vehicle crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Crews responded around 5:30 p.m. to mile marker five on I-70 West. 

One person has been taken to the hospital by MedFlight, and two other occupants sustained minor injuries, dispatchers said. One of the three occupants also were trapped.

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Crews are currently on scene investigating the crash.

The cause and conditions of the occupants are unknown.