Police say they are awaiting blood alcohol test results in the investigation of a triple-fatal, wrong-way wreck on Interstate 75 that killed three members of a Warren County family on St. Patrick’s Day.
Police said a 21-year-old Xenia woman was driving north in the southbound lanes on I-75 near the Dryden Road exit when her car collided with a vehicle carrying three members of a Mason family who died as a result of the crash.
The Xenia woman – Abby Michaels - had what medics described as beer “coming from her mouth,” police records show. No charges have been announced in the case.
Moraine Police Detective Sgt. Andrew Parish said in an email he did not know when the blood alcohol test results would be complete.
Police have said they are investigating the crash that killed Timmy and Karen Thompson and their daughter Tessa Thompson as a vehicular homicide.
The father, 51, and the daughter, 10, died at the scene while the mother, 59, was taken to a hospital, but did not survive, police said.
Michaels was taken to Miami Valley Hospital after the crash. She had been listed in serious condition, but the hospital said last week they no longer had her listed as a patient.
The crash occurred about 8:10 p.m. and backed up traffic for hours.
Michaels’ vehicle crossed over the median in the area of the 49 mile marker “via the paved turnaround restricted for authorized and emergency vehicles,” according to a statement released by Moraine police.
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