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9 taken to hospital following single-vehicle crash on State Route 2 in Elyria Township

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Posted at 7:05 PM, Feb 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-27 19:05:42-05

ELYRIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Two adults and seven children were transported to University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center Saturday evening after the vehicle they were traveling in on State Route 2 crashed.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, they were in a 2006 Jeep Liberty heading westbound on State Route 2 in Elyria Township when the SUV went off the right side of the road, hit a retraining wall and rolled over.

The extent of their injuries is unknown.

The crash remains under investigation, but authorities said a mechanical defect may have caused the crash.

No additional information was released.

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