Eastlake: Rollover accident has driver flown to hospital

2:38 PM, Oct 8, 2012   |    comments
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EASTLAKE -- Police say they were called out to an accident just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday of a vehicle rolling over on Slakeshore Boulevard and the driver being ejected.

Police say they arrived to find the driver, a 23-year-old Willoughby man, lying in ther parking lot of Trader Jack's restaurant with obvious head wounds.

EMS arrived at the driver was taken by LifeFlight to the trauma center at MetroHealth Medical Center.

In reconstructing the accident, police say the Daewoo was traveling eastbound on Lakeshore and left the roadway as the driver approached Old Lakeshore.

He failed to negotiate the turn properly and struck the end of the guardrail, which launched his vehicle airborne, accordign to police.

The Daewoo then overturned two to three times and came to rest at the base of the Trader Jacks restaurant sign.


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