FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — One person died and three other people were hospitalized after crashing a Kia into two semi-trucks near Rickenbacker International Airport Friday morning.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened at the intersection of Alum Creek and Spiegel drives just before 11:30 a.m.
Witnesses say the driver of a 2015 Kia Optima was recklessly driving south on Alum Creek Drive.
The Kia struck the back of a 2019 Volvo semi-truck as the truck was turning right onto Spiegel Drive. After the impact, the Kia struck another semi.
Witnesses told authorities the Kia did not yield and drove into the semi's lane.
One of the passengers in the Kia was pronounced dead at the scene. The other three occupants were taken to area hospitals and their conditions were described as stable.
The sheriff's office said the Kia was not stolen and none of the occupants were juveniles.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Crash Investigation Unit at 614-525-6113.