1 injured in rear-end collision on I-75 S in Franklin

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1 injured in rear-end collision on I-75 S in Franklin

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 7:40 p.m.

We’re now told there is one reported minor injury from a rear-end collision on I-75 South in Franklin. The right lane continues to be blocked.

According to the Ohio Highway Patrol trooper on scene, a semitrailer rear-ended a Mitsubishi Galant sedan and sent it into a small ravine off the right side of the interstate, where it flipped and came to rest on its top.

The driver of the car will be cited for improper lane change, the trooper said. That man was taken to a hospital for observation. The driver of the semi was not injured.

UPDATE @ 7 p.m.

No injuries were reported in a crash tonight between a car and semi in the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Pennyroyal Road, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Lebanon Post.

The crash was reported around 6:45 p.m.

The car flipped, but the driver was walking around, according to initial reports.

FIRST REPORT

A semi and car crashed tonight in the southbound lanes of Interstate 75.

The crash is between Pennyroyal Road and Ohio 73, at the 39½ mile marker, according to initial reports.

The car flipped in the crash, but the car’s driver was reportedly walking around after the crash.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

We are on the way and will update this report as we learn details.

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