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Driver flown to hospital after car falls over cliff, lands in lake

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Posted at 7:17 PM, May 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-07 17:20:32-04

WILLOWICK, Ohio — A man was taken to the hospital Thursday evening after he was involved in a car crash that resulted in his car falling off a cliff in Willowick.

The Willowick Fire Department said they received a call for a car over the cliff off of Vine Street.

According to officials, the car struck another vehicle and then continued on down Vine Street, through a guardrail and a retaining wall. After hitting the wall, the car traveled off a cliff and hit the ground near the lake's edge.

The driver, who police said was an elderly man but didn't provide his age, was conscious when emergency crews arrived. He was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland for treatment.