June 24, 2016

Elyria
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Lorain man dead in Route 58 crash

NEW RUSSIA TOWNSHIP — A Lorain man was killed and another was injured in an early-morning crash when he was trying to pass another car on State Route 58. According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Christopher Newman, 27, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu south on Route 58 around 5:19 a.m. Read More…

Woman hurt when tractor overturns

BROWNHELM TWP. — A woman was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Tuesday after a tractor she was driving rolled over, pinning her to the ground at the bottom of a hill. The Florence Township Fire Department responded to the accident at 51112 Portman Road shortly before 5 p.m. and stabilized Julie Novosielski, Read More…

Police: Suicidal woman walks away from train collision with broken arm

  NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A woman who told police she was attempting to take her own life early Tuesday walked away from a collision with a train with an arm fracture and other minor injuries. “She was very lucky,” Fire Chief John Reese said of the 2 a.m. incident in which a 53-year-old woman walked Read More…

North Ridgeville crash probe continues

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are continuing their investigation into an accident early Thursday that left a Lakewood man trapped behind the wheel of a mangled car for several hours before rescuers freed him. Investigating officers are waiting to talk with Moussa Saliba, 24, of Lakewood, to learn more details of what led to the crash, Read More…

1 in critical condition after Elyria home fire

ELYRIA — A fire gutted an 11th Street home early Wednesday and two people were sent to the hospital as a result. The fire at 319 11th St. occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Assistant Chief James Cawley of the Elyria Fire Department said when crews arrived, they saw fire coming from a second-story window in Read More…

Remembering Drew Hayden

Allie Shultz and Steve Fogarty The Chronicle-Telegram NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The 9-year-old boy hit by a car while sledding earlier this week died Friday. North Ridgeville Police say Drew Hayden died at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland of injuries he sustained Tuesday. Drew, the son of Julie and Matt Hayden, was a third-grader at Harris Read More…

Sled accident still being investigated

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are still investigating the Tuesday sledding accident that has left a child in critical condition. Officers are still reviewing the circumstances surrounding the accident that left Drew Hayden, a 9-year-old third-grader at Harris Elementary School in Amherst, with severe injuries after the sled he was riding traveled down off an embankment Read More…

Boy in sledding accident in critical condition

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A 9-year-old boy struck by a passing car as he was sledding in a North Ridgeville housing development remained in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Wednesday with what police termed life-threatening injuries. Drew Hayden was seriously injured about 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Meadow Lakes development off Center Read More…

Victim, driver identified in North Ridgeville crash

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — North Ridgeville Police have released an updated statement about the sledding accident that happened at 5 p.m. Tuesday on Meadow Lakes Blvd. Drew Hayden, 9, of North Ridgeville, was sledding downhill before being hit by a car driven by Chris Nagel, 44, also of North Ridgeville. As of 2 p.m. today, Hayden Read More…

One injured after semi overturns on Route 2

AMHERST — State Route 2 was closed for more than four hours overnight after a semi-trailer overturned on the Beavercreek Bridge. Amherst Fire Chief Greg Knoll said a semi-trailer traveling westbound carrying two large coils of steel overturned on the bridge around 11 p.m. Monday night, on the driver’s side with its wheels facing oncoming traffic. Read More…