Crash closes Crosby Township intersection through morning rush

Crash closes Crosby Township intersection through morning rush

CROSBY TWP., OH (FOX19) - The intersection of New Haven, Dry Fork and Mt. Hope roads will remain shut down through Monday morning rush hour until 10 a.m. due to a crash Sunday night, according to Hamilton County dispatchers.

Two people, including a 15-year-old girl, were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the single vehicle accident at New Haven and Mt. Hope roads just before 10 p.m., according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

A 2008 Scion Xb operated by a 16-year-old female of Harrison, Ohio, was traveling eastbound on New Haven Rd approaching the bend at Mt Hope Road when she lost control of her vehicle and ran off the roadway, sheriff's officials said in a prepared statement. The vehicle struck a guardrail and a utility post.

The driver and her 15-year-old female passenger were taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital, where they are expected to recover.

The passenger was not wearing her seat belt; the driver was, according to the sheriff's office.

Alcohol, drugs and speed are not believed to be factors in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Traffic Safety Unit.

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