LIBERTY, Ohio (WKBN) — A man from New York was seriously hurt in a crash Monday night on I-80 in Liberty Township.
A van, SUV and semi wrecked just after 10:30 p.m. on I-80 eastbound near Milepost 231, according to a police report.
Troopers say Gideon Itenberg, 61, of Kew Gardens, New York, was driving a minivan eastbound on I-80 in the left lane, Conrad Kalb, 75, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, was driving an SUV eastbound on I-80 in the right lane and Marcelo Guaita, 53, of Essex, Maryland, was in a semi/tractor-trailer eastbound on I-80 in the right lane.
The report says Itenberg was unable to maintain control of his vehicle and crossed into the right lane where he hit Kalb’s car, drove off the right side of the road and ran into the guardrail. Itenberg’s car, while resting in the right lane, was then hit by Guaita’s semi.
Police say Itenberg’s vehicle sustained heavy damage.
He was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The crash is under investigation by the Warren Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.