Ferguson, Mathieu and Barhorst were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, and Toth was not hurt, troopers said.
The southbound lanes of I-75 were closed for about three hours before it opened with lane restrictions.
“The northbound lanes of I-75 reopened at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 3 and southbound lane restrictions remained in place until approximately 2:20 a.m., when all lanes and ramps were reopened and the scene was cleared,” the patrol said in a Saturday update.
The crash also led to heavy traffic on area roadways, particularly Dixie Drive.
Butler Twp. and Vandalia police departments warned people the “major crash” was expected to close the highway for several hours.
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was notified of the crash and subsequent fire, the patrol confirmed.
According to initial reports, the semi that caught fire was possibly hauling cardboard, and the second semi was carrying auto glass.
Tanker trucks from multiple fire departments were called, with crews responding from Butler Twp., Vandalia, Harrison Twp., Huber Heights and Tipp City.
Troopers at the scene also were assisted by police officers from Butler Twp., Vandalia and Huber Heights, three local towing companies and the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Anyone with information regarding this crash investigation is asked to call the Dayton Post at 937-832-4794.