Two in serious condition after I-275 accident

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OHIO (FOX19) - Eastbound Interstate 275 at Colerain Ave was partially closed Sunday night due to an accident that sent two people to the hospital in serious condition.

The accident occurred at around 8:00 pm Sunday night. Richard McConnell of Oxford lost control of his 1997 Jeep CJ, causing him to swerve off the side of the highway and roll over in an embankment. Mr. McConnell and his wife, Joyce McConnell, were both ejected from the vehicle during the accident. Both were taken to University Hospital in serious condition.

Speed and/or alcohol were not listed as factors in the crash. Neither Mr. or Mrs. McConnell were wearing seatbelts.

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