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Published: Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 8:02 AM
Updated: Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 1:37 PM
CLEARCREEK TWP., Warren County — UPDATE @ 1:39 p.m.:
A preliminary crash investigation reveals a pickup truck struck a vehicle that had been stopped for an ambulance.
The Ford F-250 truck — driven by Jesse Jones, 21, of Lebanon — was traveling east on Ohio 122 and was unable to stop in time to avoid striking the Infiniti G37 stopped for the approaching ambulance.
The Infiniti was operated by Branden Baker, 17, of Franklin, police said. Baker was not injured.
Jones’ red truck swerved left of center, side swiped the silver Infiniti and struck head-on the city of Lebanon ambulance — which had on lights and sirens, according to a release.
Jones was injured and taken to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown, where he was listed in stable condition.
Inside the ambulance were four people, including the driver and medic. They were all injured and taken to Atrium as well, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Lebanon Post.
Those injured in the ambulance included front passenger Dale Bottorff, 63, of Lebanon, and his wife, Marjorie Bottorff, 52, whom was the original patient being transported for a medical emergency, according to the release.
Marjorie Bottorff was listed in serious condition this afternoon at Miami Valley Hospital.
Lebanon Fire Chief Steven Johnson said one medic was treated and released from Atrium, and a second medic suffered a head laceration and was expected to be released Saturday.
The crash, which totaled the ambulance, remains under investigation.
UPDATE @ 12:55 p.m.:
A pickup truck passing a vehicle that was yielding for an oncoming medic unit struck that same medic unit head-on, injuring five people, according to state troopers.
The crash was reported on Ohio 122 near the Ohio 123 intersection around 8 a.m.
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Troopers said the five people who were injured suffered injuries not believed to be life threatening. Four people who were injured were in the Lebanon medic, including the driver, EMT in the back of the unit, the patient and the patient’s family member, according to the patrol. The fifth victim was the driver from the pickup truck, troopers said.
Investigators said the Lebanon medic unit was transporting a patient with emergency lights on to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown at the time of the collision.
“When you’re in the back of an ambulance the EMTs, they’re not seatbelted in, they’re working on the patient,” said Lt. Chuck O’Bryon with the OSHP Lebanon post.
Troopers did not release information on what vehicles the injured people were in.
Investigators are still determine what citations may be issued.
UPDATE @ 9:20 a.m.
Three vehicles, including a medic unit from Lebanon were involved in a crash that has shut down Ohio 122 at Ohio 123 in Clearcreek Twp., Warren County.
Initial reports indicated there were multiple injuries involved, but investigators have not provided any details at the scene.
We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.
A medic unit has reportedly been involved in a head-on crash on Ohio 122 in Clearcreek Twp., Warren County, near Ohio 123 Friday morning.
The medic unit reported the crash around 7:50 a.m. on Ohio 122, between Ohio 741 and Ohio 123.
Initial reports indicate multiple injuries in both the medic unit and in the other vehicle involved.
The medic unit is on its side as a result of the crash, according to initial reports. A patient was being transported in the back of the medic unit when the crash occurred, according to emergency scanner traffic.
Published: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 9:14 AM
Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 11:22 AM
PARK LAYNE — One year after five tornadoes hit in three counties across the Miami Valley, businesses are recovering and the Sunoco station in Park Layne is remembering the tornado outbreak by selling gas at the same price it was being sold for when a tornado hit the gas station.
The Sunoco is selling gas for $2.39 a gallon Thursday.
Five tornadoes hit the Miami Valley one year ago, including two in Clark County, one in Greene County, one in Miami County and one in Warren County. A sixth tornado hit just outside the Miami Valley in Fayette County.
Published: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 3:58 AM
Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 12:36 PM
TODAY: Mostly sunny and comfortably warm today with highs expected to reach the middle 80s, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs.
“The UV index is very high again today. Wearing protective clothing and sunblock is advised,” Vrydaghs said.
We’ll stay clear and quiet tonight with lows falling into the lower 60s.
FRIDAY: Another dry day with highs in the middle 80s, so it’ll start to feel a little muggy. UV Index will be very high again. Sunny skies for the afternoon with a a few clouds at night.
SATURDAY: Sunshine and scattered clouds with lots of dry time during the day, but winds out of the south will help to increase moisture. Dew points climb and it will feel hot and humid as highs reach in the upper 80s. High humidity will make it feel like 90 (heat index). A few afternoon/early evening storms may develop.
SUNDAY: Sun and clouds again with highs in the upper 80s, but even muggier for the day. The heat index values rise to the low 90s, but the UV Index will likely still be high. An afternoon pop up storm is possible again.
MONDAY: Dry time expected, especially early in the day. Another hot and humid day with highs in the upper 80s. Heat index values will be in the low 90s. A pop up storm is possible during the day with most spots looking to stay dry.
Published: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 11:56 AM
Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 1:23 PM
HARRISON TWP., Montgomery County
— UPDATE @ 1:20 p.m.:
Deputies have now shut down both directions of Salem Avenue just south of Free Pike in Harrison Twp. after a reported pedestrian strike around 11:20 a.m.
Investigators were only blocking one lane of Salem Avenue until around 1:15 p.m. when the entire roadway was shut down.
Reports indicate one person was transported to a hospital following the crash, but their condition wasn’t available.
We’ll update this page as we learn more.
A lane of Salem Avenue is blocked and a business parking lot surrounded by police tape after a reported crash involving a pedestrian Thursday morning, according to initial reports.
The incident was reported around 11:20 a.m. in the 3800 block of Salem Avenue.
It’s unclear if anyone was transported to the hospital or what the circumstances surrounding the reported crash were, however we’re working to gather those details.
Published: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 8:05 AM
Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 11:39 AM
MORAINE — We're working to learn more about a police investigation at the Montgomery County Solid Waste District in Moraine involving Miamisburg police.
Officials said the FBI was requested for the investigation, but has since been told to not respond. Miamisburg police cruisers remain on the scene.
The investigation involves evidence recovered from a Rumpke trash truck, according to a spokeswoman for the Montgomery County Environmental Services.
Additional details were not available from law enforcement officials.
We have a crew on the scene and we'll update this page as we learn more.