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Police: Bystander avoids getting hit by car by jumping over railing

Officials say the bystander was waiting for the bus before jumping the railing to avoid getting hit. (FOX19 NOW/Lisa Hutson) Officials say the bystander was waiting for the bus before jumping the railing to avoid getting hit. (FOX19 NOW/Lisa Hutson)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A bystander jumped a railing to avoid getting hit by a car that slammed into a light pole Thursday.

The crash shut down Hamilton Avenue between Belmont Avenue and Ashtree Drive for a few hours at around 5:38 p.m.

Officials say the bystander was waiting for the bus before jumping the railing to avoid getting hit.

According to police, both the bystander and the driver were taken to the hospital and are expected to be okay.

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