Driver eating food causes 3 car accident

WDTN Photo/Jake Ryle

BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — Officials are investigating a multi-vehicle collision in Bethel Township.

The crash happened at State Route 235 and Route 40 just south of New Carlisle before 7 p.m. Sunday.

Officials said it appeared to be a chain reaction crash. It started when a driver was distracted by eating food.

Multiple medics were requested to the scene. Four people were taken to the hospital for their injuries. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officials are still investigating. 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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