September 16, 2014

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Pair injured in crash that closes I-480

NORTH OLMSTED — An accident involving a motorcycle and a deer sent two people to the hospital Saturday night, according to the North Olmsted Police Department.

A dispatcher said the motorcycle was westbound on I-480 when it struck a deer near the Brookpark Road overpass at 8:37 p.m.

One person was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, and another was taken in an ambulance to a nearby hospital.

The road was closed to traffic after the accident.

The names of the victims were not available Saturday.