Willoughby, OH (August 24, 2020) – An auto accident reported in Willoughby left two people seriously injured on Saturday. Just after 4:15 p.m., on August 22, the Willoughby Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Erie Street.
Reports provided by local news sources indicate that a 2020 Volkswagen SUV was struck by a CSX train on Erie Street at the CSX railroad crossing near Stevens Boulevard. The impact of the crash caused extensive damages to the SUV. All of the airbags in the vehicle were deployed as a result of the collision. The female driver and a male passenger in the SUV were seriously injured in the accident. Both victims were rendered aid at the scene of the accident and rushed to area hospitals for further treatment. At this time, the crash remains under investigation with the police in Willoughby.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Ohio
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