Police: 4-year-old dies after crash in Winton Hills

Police: 4-year-old dies after crash in Winton Hills
(FOX19 NOW)
(FOX19 NOW)
(FOX19 NOW)

WINTON HILLS, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police are investigating after a 4-year-old was killed Monday afternoon in a crash in Winton Hills that that left four adults injured.

It happened on Winton Road and Dutch Colony Drive around 1:30 p.m.

A total of four vehicles were involved in the crash.

Police at the scene said two cars were drag racing northbound on Winton Road.

Terence McNulty, 25, and 30-year-old Gerald Howell were traveling north on Winton Road when the vehicles made contact causing both to veer into the southbound lane, police said. McNulty's car was struck by 53-year-old Alan Spinneweber who was driving south.

According to police, McNulty's car flipped over a rail and Howell crossed the double yellow line and was struck head-on by 23-year-old Richard Eason.

McNulty was transported to Good Samaritan hospital with minor injuries and is listed in fair condition. A female 4-year-old passenger was transported to Children's Hospital with serious injuries.

On Tuesday, she succumbed to her injuries.

Howell was transported to University Hospital with minor injuries and is listed in good condition. His passenger, 30-year-old Raeawna Johnson, was treated and released.

Spinneweber was transported to University Hospital with minor injuries and is listed in good condition. His passenger, Lori Spinneweber, 52, was transported to University Hospital with serious injuries and is in fair condition.

Eason was transported to University Hospital with minor injuries and is listed in good condition.

The 4-year-old was wearing a seatbelt, but was not in a child safety seat.

Police said excessive speed appears to be a factor in this crash, but impairment is not known at this time.

Winton Rd. reopened after being closed for about three hours in both directions from North Bend to Kings Run.

The Traffic Unit is continuing the investigation and any witnesses to this crash are asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department's Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.

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