WEST END, OH (FOX19) - A good Samaritan was hit by a vehicle and seriously hurt in the West End early Friday while trying to help a crash victim, according to Cincinnati police.
Central Parkway was shut down near Liberty Street for several hours early Friday while police investigated. It reopened about 7:15 a.m.
The good Samaritan stopped and tried to help a female motorist whose vehicle struck multiple parked car at the corner of Central Parkway and Liberty Street and flipped just before 3 a.m., according to a witness, Dylan Shonkwiler.
A second motorist in a sport utility vehicle who drove up on the crash scene struck the flipped car with the driver still trapped inside and the good Samaritan, the witness said.
Both the good Samaritan and driver of the car involved in the initial crash were taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, police said.
The good Samaritan was motionless on the ground for several minutes, but he did regain consciousness, the witness tells us.
They appear to have non-life threatening injuries, fire officials said.
The driver of the second vehicle involved had minor injuries but remained at the scene and was talking to police.