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Driver pinned under car after crash on Summit Street

The person was extricated from the rollover crash at Summit and Washington and suffered life-threatening injuries Wednesday night.
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A driver lost control of this car at Summit and Washington on Wednesday night and was pinned underneath before being extricated and taken to a hospital, suffering life-threatening injuries.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A 24-year-old driver sustained life-threatening injuries after a crash in downtown Toledo on Wednesday night.

The driver of a vehicle lost control and flipped over and crashed into a pole on Summit Street near Washington Street around 11 p.m.

Toledo police crews were sent to the injury accident, in which a 24-year-old driver flipped a vehicle. According to the accident report, the driver was traveling eastbound on Summit Street and lost control, striking a street light and causing the vehicle to roll several times. 

The driver was partially ejected from the vehicle, which causes serious injuries. The driver was transported to Mercy - Health St. Vincent Medical Center. 

The family of the driver has yet to be identified and subsequently, any identification will not be released from Toledo police until that notification has been made. 

The driver was pinned underneath the vehicle before being rescued and transported to the hospital by life squad. We are told that the injuries are life-threatening. 

Summit Street was closed while an accident was being investigated.

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Rescue crews attend the scene of a crash on Summit and Washington streets on Wednesday.