Three teens injured in early morning crash

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Three teens were injured in a serious crash early Sunday morning and police say speed was a factor.

The accident happened just before 3 a.m. in the 5500 block of Este Avenue. Richard O'Neal, 18, was heading south on Este Avenue when the vehicle he was driving crossed over the center line, went off the road and struck a parked trailer.

Two passengers were in the car with O'Neal, a 17-year-old and Johnny Johnson, 19.

All three were taken to the hospital. O'Neal and Johnson sustained minor injuries. The 17-year-old sustained serious injuries.

It's unknown if seatbelts were being worn at the time of the crash, but police say speed appears to be a factor.

The accident is under investigation. Any witnesses are being asked to call the Cincinnati Police Department's Traffic Unit at 352-2514.

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