Life-threatening injuries reported after car slams into tree on Benchwood Road

Three people suffered life-threatening injuries after a car slammed into a tree on Benchwood Road and trapped them inside the wreckage.

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The crash was reported around 2 a.m. on Benchwood Road between North Dixie Drive and Miller Lane in Vandalia.

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The occupants of the vehicle, who were not identified, were transported to Miami Valley Hospital.

All have serious, life-threatening injuries, according to a Facebook post by City of Vandalia Division of Fire.

The vehicle, a four-door, black sedan, was briefly on fire after the crash, according to scanner traffic.

Additional details and factors in the crash were also not released.

We’ll continue to update this story as new details become available.

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