5-car Colerain Avenue crash causes serious injuries

5-car Colerain Avenue crash causes serious injuries
Four or five vehicles were in the crash and police reported serious injuries from it. (Source: WXIX)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Cincinnati police closed Colerain Avenue for several hours Friday evening because of a crash involving five cars.

Police say there are serious injuries involved. Three people sustained injuries in total.

The crash happened at 3:45 p.m. on Colerain Avenue between Virginia Avenue and North Bend Road. First responders found a five-vehicle crash with heavy damage, according to an initial Cincinnati police report.

Two occupants in one of the vehicles were entrapped, police say. The driver of a second vehicle was found lying in the roadway.

The person found in the roadway was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with multiple life-threatening injuries, according to CPD.

The two people trapped in their vehicle were extricated and transferred to UCMC with non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

Colerain Avenue reopened around 6:15 p.m.

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