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OH 73 bridge re-opens after 12-car pileup crash sends four to the hospital

MIDDLETOWN — UPDATE @ 9:30 a.m.:

The Ohio 73 bridge over the Great Miami River is back open after a multi-vehicle accident sent numerous people to the hospital, according to police and fire officials.

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The road was closed after icy conditions caused a pileup of 12 vehicles.

Medical squads from Trenton, Madison Twp., Monroe and St. Clair Twp. responded.

Nine vehicles were towed from the scene and four people were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

INITIAL REPORT:

The state Route 73 bridge over the Great Miami River is closed after icy conditions caused a pileup of at least 12 cars this morning, according to Butler County dispatch records.

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The dispatcher said that they didn’t believe there were any injuries in the crash.

The crash was reported around 7:40 a.m.

We are working to learn more, and will update this story with any new information.