UPDATE @ 5:09 p.m.:
Dixie Highway has now re-opened. The accident remains under investigation.
UPDATE @ 4:57 p.m.:
A black Dodge Avenger was traveling southbound on Dixie Highway when a black Toyota Celica attempted to turn north from a private driveway when the accident occurred.
Police Officer Doug Day said it’s uncertain which vehicle is at fault as the crash, which occurred at 3:23 p.m. today, is still under investigation.
The driver of the Toyota was flown to University Hospital in Cincinnati by medical helicopter and the driver of the Dodge was transported to Mercy Hospital-Fairfield by ambulance.
Injuries and the identities of the two motorists are unknown at this time, but Day confirmed the person flown to the hospital is a male. There were no other occupants in either vehicle, Day said.
Traffic is still blocked at the accident site and motorists are advised to find an alternate route.
UPDATE @ 4:46 p.m.:
City officials confirm there are two vehicles involved in the crash, and one person was taken to University Hospital in Cincinnati by medical helicopter.
UPDATE @ 4:15 p.m.:
A medical helicopter has landed on Dixie Highway in Fairfield.
Emergency crews are in the process of extricating one person from a multi-vehicle crash.
City officials say they don’t know how long the road will be shut down.
To go around the accident:
- motorists north of the accident are advised to take Mack Road (westbound traffic) or Muhlhauser Road (eastbound traffic)
- motorists south of the accident are advised to take Interstate 275 East to Princeton Pike or Interstate 275 West to Winton Road
A medical helicopter has been dispatched to the 7300 block of Dixie Highway following a multi-vehicle crash.
Dispatchers say the road has been closed in both directions in front of Tri-County Assembly of God and there is a person trapped in one of the vehicles.
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The accident happened at 3:23 p.m.
Multiple jurisdictions have responded from Butler and Hamilton counties.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.