CLEVELAND — An overnight crash on East 116th Street and Harvard Avenue knocked down several utility poles, causing power outages in the area, according to Cleveland Public Power.
Cleveland police said a 2018 Dodge Durango was heading west on Harvard Avenue at a high rate of speed, went off the right side of the road and struck a pole. Several other poles then went down.
POWER OUTAGE UPDATE: There are about five poles down at E. 116th & Harvard, therefore this could be an extended outage. Crews will work as quickly as possible.— ClevelandPublicPower (@clepublicpower) March 22, 2022
A 25-year-old man was transported from the crash in critical condition and a second person fled the scene, police said.
Harvard Avenue from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to East 116th Street is closed. East 116th Street is also closed from Harvard to Princeton.
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