Thursday, January 24 2013 7:29 AM EST2013-01-24 12:29:13 GMT
A 12-year-old girl who was killed in a massive pileup on Interstate 275 has been identified. Sammy Reagan was a sixth grader at Columbia Elementary. Counselors and Psychologists were on hand at ColumbiaMore >>
Sammy Reagan, a sixth grader at Columbia Elementary, was killed in a massive pileup on Interstate 275 on Monday. Counselors were on hand at the school on Tuesday to talk with students and staff.More >>
Tuesday, January 22 2013 11:58 PM EST2013-01-23 04:58:42 GMT
The death of 12-year-old Sammy Reagan after Monday's pileup on I-275 has raised a lot of questions about highway cable median barriers. On Tuesday, FOX19 investigated how safe they really are, and whyMore >>
The death of 12-year-old Sammy Reagan after Monday's pileup on I-275 has raised a lot of questions about highway cable median barriers. FOX19 investigated how safe they really are, and why the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) chooses to install them on Ohio roadways. More >>
Tuesday, January 22 2013 6:30 AM EST2013-01-22 11:30:37 GMT
Separate crashes have closed southbound I-75 in Middletown and eastbound I-275 near Colerain. Southbound Interstate 75 in Middletown is closed north of SR 63 due to a series of crashes. Motorists haveMore >>
A 12-year-old girl killed was killed in an 86 vehicles pileup on I-275 crash near Colerain Avenue. In addition, 52 vehicles were involved in a separate pileup on southbound I-75 in Middletown, with only minor injuries reported.More >>
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -
Three days after one of the biggest pileups in United States history, authorities revealed more people were impacted than originally counted.
According to Hamilton County Sheriff's Office spokesman, Jim Knapp, there were a total of 96 vehicles involved in the I-275 pileup, compared to 86 which was initially reported. Authorities say some vehicles near the front of accident were only received minor damage. As a result, they were able to drive away and file a report later.
In addition, 27 people in total were taken to the hospital with injuries, said Greg Brown of the Colerain Twp. Fire Department, instead of 20 as originally thought.
There were 16 ambulances that responded to the scene.
Officers estimate a final report of the pileup within two to three weeks, as more information comes in and responders continue to compare notes from the scene.
According to a list of multiple-vehicle collisions, Monday's accident falls 25th largest in U.S. history.