One person dead, multiple people injured in collision involving wrong-way driver on US-33


Columbus police are responding to a multi-vehicle collision that left one person dead on US-33 near SR-104. Several lanes were blocked as crews processed the scene.

Police said that a man was driving the wrong way on the ramp when he collided with a car head on Tuesday afternoon.

According to police two children and three adults were hospitalized. Columbus Police said one child remains in critical condition, the other did not have life-threatening injures.

The two adults were rushed to Grant Medical Center, both in critical condition. Police said the collision involved a wrong-way driver, who was later identified as 41-year-old Richard Hough.

ODOT said eastbound SR-104 ramp to westbound US-33 was closed due to the collision.

Police said Hough showed visible signs of impairment. They also found marijuana inside his car.

The names of the victims were later identified as 63-year-old Betty Griggs, 38-year-old Amanda Griggs and her two daughters.

Betty Griggs was pronounced dead at Grant Medical Center Tuesday afternoon.

ABC 6/ FOX 28 will continue to update this story.

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