WEST END, OH (FOX19) - A motorist fell asleep behind the wheel just before a crash in the West End Wednesday morning, according to Cincinnati police and fire officials.
Crews responded to a report of a vehicle into a pole with the motorist trapped inside and a pedestrian struck about 7:15 a.m.
The driver of the vehicle suffered broken bones but is expected to recover, police said at the scene.
The pedestrian, a woman, was walking by when she was injured by the flying debris, they said.
Northbound Central Parkway remains closed.