6, including infant, taken to hospitals from 3-vehicle crash on I-75 South in Moraine

UPDATE @4 a.m.  07/18/17

The crash victims suffered minor injuries, according to police.

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Two people have been released from the hospital. An additional two people, including an infant, were expected to be released early this morning.

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UPDATE @ 11:40 p.m.:  Six people total have been taken to hospitals from the three-vehicle accident on I-75 South in Moraine, two from each vehicle, a Moraine police officer said.

The accident involved two sedans and an SUV. The officer said the driver of the SUV was at fault, according to the preliminary investigation, because that person tried to enter traffic from the right shoulder of the interstate.

The other two drivers also have been ticketed for failing to maintain assured clear distance, the officer said.

In all, there were eight people in the three vehicles.

Wreckers are on scene now. The accident should be cleared within a half-hour.

INITIAL REPORT

As many as five people, including an infant, have been taken to hospitals from a three-vehicle accident on I-75 South in Moraine on Monday night that shut down two lanes of traffic.

Moraine police tell us eight people were victims in the crash that involved two sedans and an SUV.

Police also tell us the infant apparently was not properly restrained.

The conditions of the victims are not known.

A witness tells us a vehicle tried to merge into traffic from the right shoulder and was struck by another vehicle. The accident was reported about 10:48 p.m.

The injuries have been described by fire officials as minor.

The far left lane remains open to traffic.

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