The crash is currently under investigation.
UPDATE @ 10:13 p.m.: A head-on collision on Ohio 122 near Schul Road has left both drivers dead, said Sgt. Dallas Root, Dayton Post, Ohio State Highway Patrol.
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A passenger from one of the cars has been taken to a hospital via CareFlight. Root said he believes that passenger was a female. Her condition is not known.
Both of the deceased were males.
Root said the state patrol has no information right now as to how the crash occurred or who was at fault. There is no evidence drugs or alcohol were factors, he said, but the state patrol will never rule out those possibilities.
A Montgomery County Coroner’s Investigator is on scene. Both victims will be taken to the coroner’s office.
Troopers said the wreckage is so severe it looks like a bomb went off. The collision left both cars on opposite sides of the road. The vehicles believed to have been involved are a Jeep and an SUV.
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“I can only feel for the families in this,” Root said. “It’s tragic. It’s hard to lose one. It’s two too many.”
Ohio 122 will be closed in both directions at Schul Road until further notice. The state patrol has sent for its traffic crash reconstruction team.
Medic units have been dispatched to a reported multiple-vehicle crash, with entrapment, on Ohio 122 near Schul Road, north of Jacksonburg in Preble County.
The accident was reported about 8:21 p.m. and there were reports that as many as three people were trapped in the wreckage.
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CareFlight has been dispatched as well.
We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as we learn more.
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