Distracted pushing is to censure for a three-vehicle pile-up Monday dusk that sent 5 people to area hospitals, some with critical injuries.
We initial brought we news of a pile-up live during 6 p.m. on WHIO-TV that happened during rush hour on state Route 63 in front of a Lebanon Correctional Institution.
A tan 2001 Honda Accord was stopped in trade on easterly Ohio 63, when around 5:20 p.m. a blue 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Nicholas Short of Cincinnati, struck it from behind, according to rough review by a Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The impact forced a Honda left of center, where it collided head-on with a westbound blue 2009 Honda Odyssey driven by Michael B. Cramer of Lebanon, troopers said.
The motorist of a Honda Accord was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with critical injuries. Four people from a Honda Odyssey were taken to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown with injuries trimming from critical to minor, according to a OSP.
Alcohol and drugs are not suspected, but “distracted pushing appears to have been a contributing factor,” a unit stated.
The pile-up stays underneath investigation.
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