Driver killed in I-471 crash identified
CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Cincinnati police have released the identity of the driver who died in a crash on I-471 on July 30.
Brandon Bell, 39, was driving a 2015 Mercedes-Benz when he hit a pole on the Fifth Street ramp to southbound I-471 and flipped over the bridge, landing in the grass below, according to the Cincinnati Police Department.
Bell was taken to the UC Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
He was not wearing a seatbelt, police said.
Excessive speed appears to have played a factor in the crash, police said. It is not yet known if impairment is a factor in the crash.
Witnesses are asked to contact the Cincinnati Police Department’s Traffic Unit at 513-352-2514.
See a spelling or grammar error in our story? Please include the title when you click here to report it.
Copyright 2022 WXIX. All rights reserved.