Two dead, I-70 back open following crash near Hamilton Rd.

Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — I-70 is back open after a deadly crash that took the lives of two people Thursday night.

One person was pronounced dead on scene, one person was taken to Mount Carmel East in critical condition where they later died, and another person was transported to Grant Medical Center in stable condition after the crash.

Police say the vehicle traveling eastbound crossed into the westbound lanes causing a multi-vehicle crash. It happened at 10:01 pm between mile markers 107 and 108 on the westbound side of I-70. Investigators closed the interstate in both directions to investigate.

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