Six people sent to hospital after vans collide head-on

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Six people were rushed to the hospital after two vans collided head on.

The crash happened at the intersection of South Smithville Road and Reading Road just before 4 p.m. Sunday.

Officials said a van was traveling northbound on South Smithville Road when another van swerved into oncoming traffic colliding with the van.

Police stated four juveniles and two adults were hurt in the accident.

The driver of the van was trapped and officials had to extricate him.

There was an off-duty EMT who responded to the scene to help those injured before crews arrived.

Traffic was rerouted as officials worked to clear the scene.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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