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Ohio DOT releases video of wrong way driver slamming into semis, causing fiery crash


The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has released traffic camera video from an early morning wrong way crash that left two people dead.

The crash occurred shortly before 1 a.m. on Thursday, March 10, on I-75 in Toledo, Ohio.

Police say that the incident began when a motorist refused to pull over for a traffic stop in a residential area. The motorist then drove onto northbound I-75 with police in pursuit.

Near I-75 and Alexis Road, the motorist reportedly turned around and began driving south on northbound I-75.

The motorist struck two northbound semi trucks, causing one of the trucks to catch fire.

The motorist and a passenger did not survive the crash. Police have not yet released their identities.

The two truck drivers, Jody Cicero, 50, and Jason Butler, 24, suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The incident remains under investigation.

See ODOT’s video below.


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