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Man gets 3 years in prison for crash that took part of tow truck driver's leg

Posted at 12:22 PM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 14:15:37-05

CLEVELAND — The man who pleaded guilty to multiple charges for a crash in Fairview Park that caused a tow truck driver to lose part of his leg last year was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.

Roy Hollingsworth, 36, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated vehicular assault, two counts of driving while under the influence, and drug possession, the attorney's office stated.

The crash happened on March 18, 2019, near West 204th Street and Lorain Avenue.

According to authorities, Hollingsworth crashed his car into a parked tow truck, causing the truck's ramp to collapse and pin Ron Urbansky's leg underneath.

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Scene of the 2-car crash involving a tow truck and another vehicle.

Part of the 53-year-old tow truck driver's leg had to be amputated.

Urbansky spent 30 days in the Intensive Care Unit, underwent more than 15 surgeries and was left with insurmountable medical bills.

In addition to the prison term, Hollingsworth was ordered to have his driver's license suspended for five years.

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