Driver crashes into parked construction arrow truck

Crash at US 35 east near Main Street in Dayton. (WDTN Photo/Jake Ryle)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A crash on US 35 near the Main Street exit in downtown Dayton sent one person to the hospital.

The crash happened around 2:00 p.m. in the eastbound lanes.

Investigators say a driver rear ended a construction maintenance truck that was parked on the highway with a flashing arrow sign on the back directing traffic.

The driver refused treatment, but the truck driver sitting in the truck was taken to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment.

Investigators say the sign collapsed on impact and probably helped prevent serious injuries.

Police cited the driver of the car. 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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