1 killed, 1 seriously injured in wrong-way Riverside crash

One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries Sunday night in wrong-way crash in Riverside.

A Ford Fusion was traveling south on state Route 4 North around 10:30 p.m. when it hit a Jeep Renegade and a Subaru Forester, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. After hitting the two vehicles, the Fusion reportedly caught fire.

The driver of the Jeep suffered serious injuries and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. The driver of the Subaru Forester was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The driver of the Fusion was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver’s identity will be released once family has been notified, according to the highway patrol.

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State Route 4 North was closed for approximately four hours as troopers investigated and the crash was cleared.

Riverside fire and police, Dayton fire and police, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Fire Department, Five Rivers MetroParks police and the Ohio Department of Transportation assisted troopers at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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