COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three people have been killed and a child is in critical condition following a crash on Interstate 270.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a Ford Explorer traveling eastbound in Jackson Township around 3:40 p.m. Saturday lost control and crossed a grass median, entering the westbound lanes. A Honda Civic with three occupants then hit the vehicle.
The SUV driver, 38-year-old Loren Colombini of Columbus, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Honda’s driver and a front passenger, 39-year-old James Music, and 41-year-old Suni Music, both of Columbus, were pronounced dead at a hospital. A child in the backseat, 8-year-old Mylee Music of Columbus, is in critical condition at a hospital.
Authorities say alcohol and/or drugs may have played a part in the crash.
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