Single Vehicle Accident Closes SR 79 In Newark

UPDATED: Saturday February 8, 2014 7:45 PM

A portion of State Route 79 in Newark was closed after a single vehicle accident Saturday night.

It happened in the southbound lanes near the Grant Street exit.

Police said the driver was transported to a Columbus hospital by medical helicopter.

The driver's condition is not known at this time.

Newark Police was diverting traffic to Main Street.

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