Two separate vehicle accidents on I-75 South in Dayton during rush hour Friday evening sent one person to a hospital, left eight vehicles heavily damaged and clogged traffic.
The accidents were reported between 5:45 p.m. and 6 p.m., according to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch.
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The first accident, near the Stanley Avenue exit, involved a semitrailer and three passenger vehicles. No one was injured.
Dayton police said a lane change apparently triggered the mashup.
Traffic, at 6:30 p.m., was down to one lane.
One person was taken to a hospital from the second accident, farther south state Route 4, which involved four passenger vehicles, police said.
In that accident, the far left lane remained closed at 6:30 p.m.
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