At least one fatality in chain-reaction crash


A Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the southbound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday.

A Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the southbound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

BOTKINS — A car crashed into the back of a semi trailer and caught fire, resulting in at least one fatality Monday.

A Tacoma pickup was visible upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the southbound lane of Interstate 75, just north of the Botkins exit.

A car was wedged under another semi trailer nearby.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported there were two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles that were caused by a slow down that began due to a third crash that happened farther south on I-75. There were also numerous injuries.

Additional information wasn’t available Monday evening.

A Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the southbound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/07/web1_SDN070621FatalCrash.jpgA Tacoma pickup, left, sits upside down in front of a damaged semi trailer in the southbound lane of I-75 just north of the Botkins exit on Monday. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

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