5 people were hurt in a one car crash on I-75 late Sunday afternoon. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office the crash happened around 5:45 p.m. when a car being driven by 67-year-old Bertha Johnson of Dayton went off the roadway eventually coming to rest near a drainage ditch. Ms. Johnson and her four passengers all sustained serious injuries; one passenger in the rear of the car was ejected.
The victims were all taken to Mercy St. Vincent's. Ms. Johnson is in critical condition, whereas the other passengers are in serious condition. Police say that alcohol and speed do not appear to be factors in the crash.
Traffic on I-75 was backed up while emergency crews were on the scene.