July 31, 2015

Elyria
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Grafton woman injured in Eaton Township crash

EATON TWP — A Grafton woman was injured when police said the car she was driving rear-ended a sport utility vehicle on state Route 83 around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. The crash occurred south of Cooley Road and may have been alcohol-related, according to Trooper Ray Santiago of the Ohio Highway Patrol Elyria post, who investigated Read More…

Four-car crash injures 3 in Eaton Twp.

EATON TWP. — Three people were flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after suffering injuries in a four-car crash Sunday afternoon. Ohio Highway Patrol troopers suspect alcohol was a factor in the collision. At about 2:42 p.m., Elyria resident Michael Rider, 48, was driving north through the intersection of state Route 57 and Chestnut Read More…

Updated: One killed, two injured after pursuit leads to early morning crash

UPDATED: LORAIN – Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a one-car crash that killed one person and hospitalized two after a police pursuit around 12:55 a.m. Monday. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Nicholas Zaenglein, 24, of Lorain, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, off North Ridge Road Read More…

Fatal wreck closes Sugar Ridge Road

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Sugar Ridge Road between State Route 83 (Avon Belden Road) and Race Road is closed until further notice as police investigate a fatal one-car wreck. Police say the car went off the north side of the road and struck a guardrail around 3:20 a.m. The driver, the only person in the car, was Read More…

North Ridgeville crash victim remembered as caring person

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Eddie Nagel, left, and Seth Nagel at the LaGrange Engine Club show at the 2014 Lorain County Fair.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Fatal crash victim Seth Nagel was remembered fondly by friends and family Sunday. “He cared more about other people than himself,” Nagel’s friend Vince Monda said. “Hands down.” Nagel, 22, had recently moved to Cleveland from 3490 Long Road in Avon where he grew up, relatives said. Fire and police reports were Read More…

Avon man, 22, dies after pickup flips over guardrail

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A 22-year-old Avon man died Saturday in a rollover crash at 6541 Case Road about 2:35 a.m. Saturday. Seth Nagel was ejected from a pickup that flipped over a guard rail, according to a Fire Department news release. Nagel was pronounced dead at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, Cuyahoga County Medical Read More…

1 dead, 2 injured in North Ridgeville crash

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — One man died after a car crash in North Ridgeville early Saturday morning. Police were called about 2:30 a.m. Saturday to Case Road for a car that hit a guardrail, according to a news release. Three people were inside the car when it hit a guardrail and went off of the road. Read More…

Teen dies a week after Camden Township crash

CAMDEN TWP. — A Wellington teenager who was hospitalized after a car crash last week died Saturday at the hospital. Leigha Hostal, 19, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition following a car crash in Camden Township on May 10, but died at the hospital Saturday, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Read More…

Wellington sisters in critical condition after Camden Twp. crash

CAMDEN TWP. — Two Wellington teenage sisters were critically injured in a car crash at the intersection of state routes 511 and 303, called in at 8:24 p.m. tonight. A Ford Focus eastbound on Route 303 driven by Leigha Hostal with passenger Erin Hostal was broadsided on the driver’s side by a southbound pickup on Route 511 Read More…

Crash and spill on I-90 snarl traffic

ELYRIA — An accident Thursday on Interstate 90 led to a fuel spill and traffic tie-ups, police Lt. Chris Costantino said. The accident occurred on the Interstate 90 bridge over the Black River. According to Costantino, a Leimeister Crane Service tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound when the right front tire blew out. The semi then reportedly Read More…