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1 woman in hospital after crash involving semi-truck in Austintown, police say

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Witnesses say an 18-wheeler and multiple cars were involved

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police say they were called to an accident Sunday morning.

The accident was near the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and North Meridian Road.

The driver of the car was on the northbound lane of Meridian Road and the driver of the truck was in the southbound lane.

A witness told police they saw the driver of the car drive into the oncoming lane. That’s when they went underneath the axle of the truck.

Meridian Road from Hendricks Road to Connecticut Avenue is closed for cleanup. Police say the road should be cleaned up by 10 a.m.

The woman driving the car was taken to the hospital for their injuries, according to authorities. Police say she is in her 40s. Her condition is unknown.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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