Pedestrian hit following 2-vehicle crash near Dayton Mall

A two-vehicle crash also injured a pedestrian near the Dayton Mall that temporarily closed a portion of state Route 741, also known as North Springboro Pike.

The injury crash was reported at 4 p.m. at North Springboro Pike and Martins Drive, according to the Miami Valley Regional Dispatch Center.

Several witnesses called 911 to report the crash, with one stating she saw one of the vehicles run a red light before going up onto the curb and striking a nearby pedestrian.

“It’s a red truck and a white Kia,” one witness said. “He was walking on the sidewalk and got hit by the vehicle that ran over the curb.”

The witness told dispatch several bystanders were providing aid to the victim, who was bleeding from the head.

At least three people were taken to area hospitals but the extent of injuries was unknown.

Miami Valley Regional Dispatch Center incident reports revealed that at least two-vehicles had moderate damage and that there were children in one of the vehicles.

An Ohio Department of Transportation traffic camera in the area showed the left turn lanes on east state Route 725 to state Route 71 blocked by cones while police investigated the crash.

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