Sunday, April 30, 2000
Man hurt in wreck on southbound I-75
A 34-year-old man from Union Township in Clermont County was in serious condition Saturday after he lost control of his pickup on southbound Interstate 75 and struck a guardrail.
Sgt. Bill Coombs of the Cincinnati Police Division's Traffic Unit said the accident occurred 3:09 a.m. Saturday on I-75 between Mitchell Avenue and Interstate 74. After hitting the guardrail on the right side of the road, police said, the vehicle crossed three southbound lanes and struck the highway divider.
Investigators identified the man as Jay Clark Jr. of Hilltop Drive. He was hospitalized in intensive care at University Hospital. Police, who said the crash was alcohol-related, are investigating.