Semi drops load of soybeans, causes several crashes near Dayton airport

A semi lost an entire load of soybeans, causing six crashes on Old Springfield Road in Butler Twp. Thursday morning. 

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Multiple emergency crews responded to Old Springfield Road east of Dog Leg Road around 6:40 a.m. on initial reports of a rollover crash. 

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Investigators said a semi traveling on Dog Leg Road started to lose a load of soybeans, and continued on to Old Springfield Road. The soybeans created slick conditions on the road, causing multiple crashes and slide-offs on Old Springfield Road. 

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One of six vehicles involved ended up on its top after the crash. 

No injuries have been reported. 

The load of soybeans was estimated to be worth around $20,000 according to officials at the scene. 

We’ll update this page as we learn more. 

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