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6 people hospitalized after three-car crash at East 55th Street and Chester Avenue

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Posted at 8:18 AM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-12 13:30:59-05

CLEVELAND — Six people were transported to a local hospital after three vehicles were involved in a crash in Cleveland on Monday night, according to a spokesperson for the Cleveland Division of Police.

The crash happened just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of East 55th Street and Chester Avenue.

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Cleveland police responded to a three-car crash at the intersection of East 55th Street and Chester Avenue.

Preliminary information indicated a 37-year-old female was traveling westbound on Chester Avenue at East 55th Street with a green light when a Hyundai Accent, driven by a 19-year-old female with a suspended driver's license was traveling northbound on East 55th Street when she failed to stop for the red light, crashing into the Altima and then into a Mazda CX 5, driven by 35-year-old female with a 16-year-old female, according to police.

The 19-year-old female with a suspended license had a 21-year-old and a 19-year-old in the car at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Nissan was taken in serious condition to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Both passengers in the Nissan were taken to University Hospitals for serious injuries.

The driver of the Hyundai was taken to University Hospitals with minor injuries.

The driver of the Mazda was taken to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center with serious injuries and the 16-year-old passenger was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital.

Photos captured by a News 5 photojournalist showed three vehicles with damage.

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Cleveland police responded to a three-car crash at the intersection of East 55th Street and Chester Avenue.

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