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2 critically injured in crash that tore a car in half on Denison Avenue

Posted: 6:47 AM, Apr 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-19 14:01:53Z
Two critically injured in Denison Avenue crash
Two critically injured in Denison Avenue crash
Two critically injured in Denison Avenue crash

Two people were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition after a crash on Denison Avenue early Thursday.

According to Cleveland police, a Ford Fusion was heading westbound on Denison Avenue around 2:30 a.m. when the driver hit a utility pole just before West 34th Street. The impact nearly tore the car in half.

The car came to a rest with the passenger side of the car torn away from the rest of the car and one person ejected.

Cleveland EMS said a 30-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were in critical condition when taken from the scene.

Denison Avenue was closed from West 36th to West 33rd Streets while the crash was investigated.