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1 seriously injured in Norwood Lateral crash, police say

A 2-vehicle accident has shut down eastbound Norwood Lateral.
A 2-vehicle accident has shut down eastbound Norwood Lateral.(FOX19 NOW)
Updated: Jan. 1, 2021 at 10:00 PM EST
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A man suffered serious injuries in a crash on SR-562 early Friday morning, according to Cincinnati police.

The crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. in at the 0.5 mile post.

Christopher Long, 25, was driving a 2016 Hyundai Elantra west in the eastbound lanes of the connecting highway when he hit a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by 32-year-old Aaron Allton, police say.

Allton was heading eastbound at the time.

Long was hospitalized with minor injuries, police say.

Allton sustained serious injuries and was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he is listed in serious condition, according to CPD.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

Impairment is believed to be a factor in the crash.

CPD’s Traffic Unit is investigating. Witnesses are asked to contact the Traffic Unit at 513.352.2514.

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