Intoxicated driver plows into oncoming traffic

WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) — Troopers are investigating after a wrong way driver plowed into oncoming traffic on State Route 4 early Sunday morning.

Officials initially received calls of a wrong way driver traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of State Route 4. Troopers said the driver came to a halt after hitting an ODOT sign and slamming into oncoming vehicles just south of Chambersburg Road.

Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Several others were taken to the hospital just as a precaution to be checked.

Medics from Vandalia, Fairborn, and Huber Heights all responded to the scene.

State Route 4 was closed for a short time while officials investigated and worked to clear the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was later arrested for OVI. 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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