UPDATE @ 2:50 p.m. (May 8):
This newsroom filed a public request with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to obtain video of a wrong-way driver entering Interstate 675 moments before a crash in Beavercreek. The video was released Tuesday.
The video shows the vehicle travel south on the Colonel Glenn Highway ramp to northbound I-675. The vehicle continues straight and starts traveling south in the northbound lanes past the U.S. 35 exit.
The driver, identified by police as Hailey Owens, 21, later crashed into a semi near the Indian Ripple Road exit.
Owens remains at Miami Valley Hospital and is listed in fair condition, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
Beavercreek police said Monday alcohol was believed to be a factor in the incident.
UPDATE @ 9:05 a.m. (May 7):
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 675 in Beavercreek early Monday morning, according to police.
>> 3 things to know if you spot a wrong-way driver
Emergency crews were dispatched around 1:15 a.m. Monday on reports of a car traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-675 near U.S. 35.
TRENDING: Kettering police shooting: Man fatally shot after he, officer both fire shots
The driver, identified as Hailey Owens, 21, crashed her car into the side of a semi truck, according to Beavercreek police. The vehicle caught fire after the crash, but the semi truck driver helped put the fire out, investigators said.
INTERACTIVE MAP: Wrong-way crashes in the area
Owens was transported to Miami Valley Hospital and was stable at the time of the crash. Her condition is currently not available, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
Police said alcohol is being investigated as a possible factor in the crash.
Two northbound lanes of the highway were blocked for about two hours and reopened around 3:15 a.m.
UPDATE @ 3:15 a.m.::
All lanes are now open on northbound I-675 following an early morning wrong-way crash.
Around 1:15 a.m., crews were dispatched on reports of a car going southbound in the northbound lanes of I-675. A couple minutes later, the vehicle crashed on northbound I-675 just south of U.S. 35. The car then caught fire.
A woman was injured and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. No one else was injured.
As of 2:10 a.m., the right two lanes of I-675 remain closed.
About the Author