The crash happened on the I-75 highway north near Alexis Road, leaving the I-75 closed for a few more hours. Drivers should look for an alternative route.
TALEDA, Ohio – I-75 NB is currently closed behind Ottawa River Road due to a police chase that ended in an accident with several cars early Thursday morning, killing one person.
The crash occurred on Highway I-75 north near Alexis Road.
Police were chasing someone down I-75 north. This driver drove onto a grassy area near the ramp on Alexis Road. The driver then turned around and drove in the wrong direction on the highway, then crashed into two semi-trailers, police said.
One of these semi-trailers caught fire, the driver of this semi-trailer was not injured.
The driver, who was being chased by the police, died as a result of the accident.
The car involved in the chase was torn to pieces. Part of the car was wrapped under the back of the semi-trailer.
75 will be closed for a few more hours.
Drivers should look for an alternative route.
There is no approximate opening time.
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