Victim identified in fatal Crash at West National Rd and SR 235 in Bethel Twp.

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NEW CARLISLE, OHIO (WDTN) – James C. Williams, 74, of New Carlisle has died after a two-vehicle crash.

The crash happened in New Carlisle this morning around 9:30 a.m. at West National Road and SR 235.

Investigators say James C. Williams was traveling southbound on SR 235 in a 2019 Hyundai Elantra, while William G. Evans, 50, of Blacklick was driving a 2007 Nissan Titan eastbound on US 40.

Both vehicles collided in the intersection.

Williams was transported to Miami Valley Hospital with life threatening injuries where he was pronounced dead. Evans was transported by Care Flight also to Miami Valley Hospital with life threatening injuries.

The crash closed SR 235 and US 40 for approximately one hour.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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