Three people dead, one child critical following crash on I-270 near US 62 on south side

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says three people are dead after a crash on the south side Saturday.

It happened on Interstate 270 near US 62 around 3:40pm. Sheriff Zach Scott says 38-year-old Loren Colombini of Columbus was driving a Ford Explorer eastbound along I-270 near US 62 when she lost control of the vehicle, crossing the grass median and entering the westbound lanes.

It was then that the Explorer was struck by a Honda Civic. Colombini was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Civic, 39-year-old James Music and his front passenger,  41-year-old Suni Music were both taken to Grant Medical Center where they were pronounced dead in the Emergency Room.

A backseat passenger of the Civic, 8-year-old Mylee Music, was taken to Children’s Hospital where she remains in critical condition.

Colombini was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.  All occupants in the Civic were wearing their seatbelts.

Scott says alcohol or drugs may have played a part in the crash.

All lanes of I-270 have reopened following the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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