1 injured in multiple-vehicle accident that shuts down Irving Avenue in Dayton

UPDATE @ 12:54 a.m.: A driver sped off when police tried to pull him over on Irving Avenue in Dayton for a suspected traffic violation and he hit two parked cars before being trapped in the wreckage of his own car, a UD public safety officer said.

One person was injured in a multiple-vehicle accident that has closed Irving Avenue, near the University of Dayton campus,  in both directions until further notice.

University of Dayton Public Safety is handling the investigation, but a Dayton police officer tells us alcohol is suspected as a factor in the accident.

UD Public Safety officers were the first to reach the accident at the intersection with Mahrt Avenue in Oakwood, which left one person trapped. Dayton fire/paramedics successfully extricated that victim, whose injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, according to the Dayton police officer.

The accident, reported about 12:18 a.m., is believed to have involved at least three vehicles.

Irving Avenue remains closed in both directions until further notice.

We are working to learn more about this accident. Stay with whio.com for more.

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