The first fatal crash Tuesday took place around 8:30 a.m. Trotwood police and medics responded to a two-vehicle crash on Shiloh Springs Road near Twin Wood Drive. Initial reports indicated it was a head-on crash with at least one person trapped.
A 911 caller reported one vehicle swerved across the center lane and crashed into the second vehicle, according to dispatch records. One man was able to get out of one of the vehicles, but another man’s legs were trapped and a woman was unresponsive, the caller said.
Donna Smith, 39, of Fairborn, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Medics transported two people to the hospital with injuries.
A second fatal crash was reported around 7:40 p.m. near the intersection of North Main Street and Julia Avenue in Harrison Twp.
When Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies arrived, they found a car had crashed into an RTA pole and a parked vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office.
A 14-year-old girl was ejected from the car and suffered fatal injuries, according to a crash report. Her identity was not released Wednesday. The driver, a 17-year-old girl, and a 20-year-old male passenger were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with minor injuries.
Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash, according to the sheriff’s office.
At least seven people were hurt in two additional crashes Tuesday evening in Dayton.
The first crash was reported around 5:32 p.m. at North Gettysburg Avenue and West Hillcrest Avenue.
A 911 caller said the crash involved a car and SUV and that the driver of the SUV was unconscious, according to dispatch records.
At least four people were reportedly injured, including two children. Their conditions are not available at this time.
About an hour later, around 6:24 p.m., a two-vehicle crash was reported on U.S. 35 east near James H. McGee Boulevard.
At least one person was trapped in one of the vehicles and three people were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.