Ohio wrong-way driver went 10 miles before crash
Written by Associated Press   
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 06:51

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a wrong-way driver traveled against the traffic flow on a southwest Ohio highway for about 10 miles before colliding with another car in a weekend crash that killed both drivers.

Both drivers were traveling alone and died at the scene early Sunday morning on Interstate 70 near Springfield.

The Springfield News-Sun (http://bit.ly/GzGvsd ) reports at least seven people had called 911 to report a speeding car headed the wrong way down the highway, and some said they had narrowly avoided collisions.

The patrol is trying to determine why the 24-year-old Kettering man was traveling the wrong way. Investigators are waiting on a toxicology report to see if alcohol or drugs were factors.

The second driver was a 28-year-old man from Westerville in suburban Columbus.

___

Information from: Springfield News-Sun, http://www.springfieldnewssun.com


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 

Front Page Stories

Rossford schools to put levy on fall ballot
07/22/2014 | BILL RYAN, Sentinel Staff Writer
article thumbnail

ROSSFORD - Voters in the Rossford School District will be asked to approve a new 4.49- [ ... ]


Custar man ruled not competent
07/22/2014 | PETER KUEBECK, Sentinel Staff Writer
article thumbnail

File photo. Thomas Boyer, left, is seen with his attorney. (Photo: Enoch Wu/Sentinel-Tri [ ... ]


Other Front Page Articles