Police: speed and alcohol factors in Queen City Ave. crash

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Police say that speed and alcohol appear to be factors in a crash that injured six people on Queen City Avenue.

Authorities received reports of an accident around 1:20 a.m. Sunday morning in the 2100 block of Queen City Avenue.

Cincinnati Police say that a 1993 Toyota Corolla was headed westbound on Queen City Avenue. The driver of the Corolla, whose name has been withheld, failed to control the vehicle. The Corolla crossed the median and struck an oncoming Kia Sedona traveling eastbound on Queen City.

The driver of the Corolla and three passengers were transported to the University of Cincinnati Hospital where they are listed in serious condition.

The driver of the Kia Sedona, 31-year-old Martez Brandon, and his passenger were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries.

Brandon and his passenger were both wearing seatbelts.

Authorities say that speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the serious injury crash.

The Traffic Unit is continuing its investigation. Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department's Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.

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