Baby among 6 people taken to the hospital with suspected serious injuries in U.S. 35 East crash

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Crews transported six people, including a baby, with possible serious injuries to Miami Valley Hospital Tuesday following a crash on U.S. 35 East in Dayton.

Around 4:21 p.m., a 2013 Lincoln Navigator was on the U.S. 35 East ramp from Interstate 75 South when it rear-ended a 2012 Hyundai Sonata that was stopped in the left lane and trying to merge onto U.S. 35, according to a crash report filed by the Dayton Police Department.

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A 66-year-old woman driving the Navigator was cited for failing to maintain assured clear distance and a 27-year-old man driving the Sonata was cited for driving under suspension, according to the report. The driving of the Sonata was trapped in the car and freed by non-mechanical means.

The woman driving the Navigator and a 16-year-old passenger were transported to the hospital, as well as the man driving the Sonata and three passengers. The passengers in the Sonata included a 24-year-old man, a baby boy and another 27-year-old man. All six were taken to the hospital with suspected serious injuries.

The crash closed the interstate, which reopened by 5:30 p.m.

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