1 dead, 3 injured in Hamilton Avenue crash at the I-275 overpass

Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 1:04 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2022 at 2:58 PM EDT
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COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - One person is dead and three others are hospitalized Saturday after a crash on Hamilton Avenue, according to the Colerain Township police.

Police said at 4:15 p.m. Hamilton Avenue will remain closed “for several hours.”

It happened around noon at the Interstate 275 overpass between Civic Center Plaza and Houston Road.

A car and a tractor-trailer collided, police say. Details about what caused the crash and how it unfolded remain unclear.

First responders pronounced one of the passengers in the car dead at the scene.

EMS transported three people to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with non-life-threatening injures, police said at the scene.

Police are not identifying the person who died until the family is notified.

It is unclear if speed, drugs and/or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Hamilton Avenue was closed for several hours afterward.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

Police are at the scene of a tractor trailer crash on I-275 near the Hamilton Avenue exit.
Police are at the scene of a tractor trailer crash on I-275 near the Hamilton Avenue exit.(Google Maps)

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