One fatality in chain reaction crash


A Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the south bound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday, July 5. A car crashed into the back of the semi trailer and caught fire resulting in at least one fatality. A car was wedged under another semi trailer nearby. The Ohio State Highway Patrol believes there were two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles that were caused by a slow down that began due to a third crash that happened farther south on I-75. There were also numerous injuries.

A Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the south bound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday, July 5. A car crashed into the back of the semi trailer and caught fire resulting in at least one fatality. A car was wedged under another semi trailer nearby. The Ohio State Highway Patrol believes there were two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles that were caused by a slow down that began due to a third crash that happened farther south on I-75. There were also numerous injuries.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

A Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the south bound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday, July 5. A car crashed into the back of the semi trailer and caught fire resulting in at least one fatality. A car was wedged under another semi trailer nearby. The Ohio State Highway Patrol believes there were two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles that were caused by a slow down that began due to a third crash that happened farther south on I-75. There were also numerous injuries.

A Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the south bound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday, July 5. A car crashed into the back of the semi trailer and caught fire resulting in at least one fatality. A car was wedged under another semi trailer nearby. The Ohio State Highway Patrol believes there were two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles that were caused by a slow down that began due to a third crash that happened farther south on I-75. There were also numerous injuries.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/07/web1_SDN070621FatalCrash.jpgA Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the south bound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday, July 5. A car crashed into the back of the semi trailer and caught fire resulting in at least one fatality. A car was wedged under another semi trailer nearby. The Ohio State Highway Patrol believes there were two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles that were caused by a slow down that began due to a third crash that happened farther south on I-75. There were also numerous injuries. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News