LIBERTY, Ohio (WKBN) – A man was hurt Sunday after he was thrown from the SUV he was driving after crashing during a downpour in Trumbull County.
According to the Ohio State Patrol, the man was driving northbound on Route 11 at about 1:20 p.m. when he lost control and ended up in the median. He was thrown from the vehicle.
The driver was taken to a local hospital with what troopers said were minor injuries.
There were four children in the vehicle that were taken to the hospital to be checked out.
Traffic was delayed for about 40 minutes in the area of the crash, which was past the Tibbetts Wick Road exit on the highway.
Troopers said the heavy rain played a role in the crash.