Police: Driver, 62, critically hurt in I-75 crash

Police: Driver, 62, critically hurt in I-75 crash

NORWOOD, OH (FOX19) - Southbound Interstate 75 is back open at I-74 after a critical injury crash closed all lanes late Sunday, Cincinnati police said.

Officers responded to the highway when they received a report of a single vehicle accident just after 10 p.m.

James Watters, 62, failed to maintain control his his 2011 Kia Sedona minivan in the southbound lanes, police said in a prepared statement.

The vehicle ran off the right side of the road, struck the guardrail, veered across the interstate and hit the barrier wall, they said.

The man was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition, according to police.

He was wearing his seat belt, police said.

Excessive speed and impairment do not appear to be factors in this crash, they added.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cincinnati police traffic investigators: 513-352-2514.

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