Head-on crash shuts down Fairgrounds Road in Xenia Township

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Fairgrounds Road in Xenia Township is shut down in both directions after a head-on crash.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday near Hawkins Road.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a car going east on Fairgrounds Road went left-of-center and hit an SUV head-on.

The man driving the car was trapped inside the vehicle. Crews had to cut him out.

Once the man was freed from the car, he was taken to Miami Valley Hospital.

The woman driving the SUV was taken to Greene Memorial Hospital. OSP says both drivers suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Tow trucks were brought in to remove the vehicles, which both suffered heavy damage.

The crash remains under investigation.

2 NEWS has a crew on the scene and will provide updates as the story develops.

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