COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A pregnant woman lost her baby in a wrong-way crash Monday on Interstate 270 near Easton, Columbus police said in an update Wednesday.
Police said a 28-year-old woman was driving the wrong way on I-270 North just south of Morse Road at 1:20 a.m. and collided head-on with a Honda. Police said the Honda was driven by a 19-year-old man with a 19-year-old pregnant woman also in the car.
All three people involved in the crash were hospitalized, with both occupants of the Honda taken in life-threatening condition. Police said the pregnant woman was taken to Mount Carmel East hospital, where a doctor confirmed that her unborn child died at 5:45 a.m.
The wrong-way driver was placed under arrest for an OVI and later released. Police said her release is due to a pending request for direct indictment.
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