PREBLE COUNTY — Two people were injured in a head-on crash in Preble County Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened on U.S. 127, north of U.S. 40, around 1:50 p.m.
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A Ford F-150 was heading south on U.S. 127 when it crossed over the center line and hit a Chevrolet Impala traveling north head-on, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The driver of the Impala, a 70-year-old New Madison woman, was transported to an area hospital and was later flown to another Miami Valley Hospital. Troopers said she sustained life-threatening injuries.
An driver of the F-150, a 22-year-old Camden man, was transported to Preble County Hospital with minor injuries.
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U.S. 127 was blocked in both directions between U.S. 40 and Lewisburg Western Road and crash reconstruction units were called to investigate.
Alcohol and drug use was not suspected to be a factor in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
We’ll update this story as we learn more.
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