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Wrong-way driver sends one person to the hospital with incapacitating injuries

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Jun 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 14:47:47-04

A wrong-way driver on Interstate 90 in Kirtland Hills sent two people to the hospital early Sunday morning.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 33-year-old man was driving a 2015 Toyota Rav 4 eastbound in the Westbound lanes on I-90, just east of State Route 306. He hit a 2011 Chevrolet Impala head-on.

The driver who caused the accident was taken to TriPoint Medical Center with minor injuries. He had a passenger in his car who was okay after the crash.

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The driver of the Impala was taken to Hillcrest Hospital with incapacitating injuries.

OSHP believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Authorities are still investigating.