August 30, 2014

Elyria
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Crash shears roof from car; driver injured

EATON TWP — A driver was injured the car she was driving collided with the undercarriage of a tractor trailer truck around 4:15 p.m. today on the entrance ramp to state Route 20 west from state Route 57 south.

The woman, who appeared to be in her 30s or 40s, was conscious and alert when removed by firefighters from the black, four-door BMW at 4:40 p.m.

The roof of the BMW was sheared off in the crash the cause of which was under investigation by troopers from the Ohio Highway Patrol Elyria post. The truck driver appeared to be uninjured.

– See Tuesday’s Chronicle-Telegram for additional details.