Cleveland: Wrong-way driver in I-71 crash arrested for OVI

2:05 PM, Feb 18, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- The driver of a car that hit a semi on Interstate 71 in Cleveland early Monday morning has been arrested for OVI and taken into custody.

According to police, just after 3 a.m. the driver in a Toyota Prius hit the truck near the W. 150th Street exit. Police say the driver of the Prius was heading north in the southbound lanes of I-71.

The driver of the Prius was taken to the hospital where he refused treatment. The driver of the truck was not hurt.

Another semi truck driver heading north in the proper lanes spotted the car going the wrong way, followed alongside and called Brook Park Police to report it.


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