Injury crash on U.S. 35 in New Hope leaves live wires on road

UPDATE @ 3:36 a.m.

U.S. 35 in New Hope is now open following a crash that resulted in live wires blocking the road.

We are working to find out the condition of the injured driver.

UPDATE @ 1:39 a.m. 

State Highway troopers responded to an accident on U.S. 35 in New Hope around 12:30 a.m. early this morning.

A driver had struck two parked cars and a power line, which resulted in live electric wires blocking the road. U.S. 35 in New Hope is closed in both directions.

The driver was transported to Reid Health with unknown injuries.

We’re working to find more information. Stay with WHIO as we learn when the road will be open.

FIRST REPORT

Preble County deputies have responded to an injury crash on U.S. 35.

It is unknown how many people are injured, but medics from Eaton and New Paris were requested.

More information to come.

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