Man indicted in 2016 fatal freeway crash

Jeffrey Evans (Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  The man accused of causing a five-car crash in 2016 has been indicted on vehicular homicide charges.

Tuesday the Montgomery County grand jury indicted Jeffrey Evans, 53, on two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of failure to stop after an accident.

Investigators say Evans cause a five-car crash in July 2016 that killed 66-year-old Perry Kreider of Englewood.

READ MORE: Man arrested in connection with fatal I-75 crash

The crash closed the northbound lanes of I-75 between Dryden Road and Edwin C. Moses Boulevard for roughly five hours.

Police said at the time of the accident Evans, who was driving a dump truck, came upon slower traffic and was unable to stop in time. According to police Evans tried to flee the scene of the accident.

2 NEWS learned that Evans has a been arrested numerous times for traffic violations.

READ MORE: Suspect in I-75 NB fatal crash no stranger to traffic offenses

Evans is not in custody at this time. Court records show he is scheduled to appear in court August 1. 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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