The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle crash on US 35 in Ross County. Officials say it took place on US 35 eastbound near State Route 104 at around 4:45pm, Tuesday.
A 2004 Cadillac driven by Deon L. Collins, 22, of Chillicothe struck a 2011 Kia in the rear driven by Brittany M. Pettiford, 19, of Frankfort. Ms. Pettiford's vehicle then struck a 2011 GMC in the rear driven by Katie C. Crabtree, 22, of Chillicothe. Ashley N. Wheeler, 22, of Chillicothe and Damion J. Swain, 14, of Chillicothe was a passenger in Ms. Crabtree's vehicle.
All six individuals were transported to the Adena Regional Medical Center for their injuries. ODOT, Scioto Township EMS and the Fire Department responded to the scene to assist. The eastbound lanes of US 35 were temporarily closed. The crash is still under investigation.