Driver ejected, car bursts into flames after crash on U.S. 35 W in Beavercreek

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The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the car and struck the guardrail.

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Update@7:53 a.m.

The victim, whose identify has not been released, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said Sgt. Dan Krall of the Beavercreek Police Department.

The fiery crash, which happened just before 3 a.m. Monday, remains under investigation, he said.

Update@4:09 a.m.: 

The crash occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck the guardrail, police said, noting that the motorist was ejected through the front windshield of the vehicle, which then caught fire.

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The driver was taken to an area hospital; conditions are unknown.

Police said speed was probably a factor in the crash, but it’s unknown whether drugs or alcohol played a role.

The scene is cleared and all lanes on U. S. 35 have reopened.

First report: 

Emergency crews have responded to a report of a cash with a possible ejection on U.S. 35 west, between Old Mill Lane and Grange Hall Road in Beavercreek just before 3 a.m. Monday.

The pickup truck also caught on fire after the crash.

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Officials initially shut down all lanes on U.S. 35 West at North Fairfield Road. But only the right lane is now opened.

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