Truck bursts into flames in crash on OH-235 in Greene County

Published: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 @ 2:43 AM

SR 235 and Hilltop Road Crash

A pickup truck caught fire in a crash that occurred on State Route 235 in Greene County Wednesday morning.

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Troopers from the Xenia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said a pickup truck was traveling south on OH-235 near Hilltop Road when the truck driver went left of center, struck a black Hyundai, and caused both vehicles to travel off the roadway.

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The pickup truck burst into flames and was fully involved when crews arrived on scene. Firefighters from Xenia Twp. were able to extinguish the fire quickly.

Occupants inside both vehicles were able to escape and were treated and released at the scene.

Drugs, alcohol, or speed are not believed to be factors in the crash, according to state troopers.

No word on if the at-fault driver will be cited. 

The crash remains under investigation.