Jeep Flips, Closing Part Of I-70 Near Downtown Columbus


UPDATED: Sunday May 11, 2014 10:00 AM

A driver was injured in an early Sunday morning crash on I-70 near downtown Columbus.

It happened around 1:15 a.m. on I-70 Eastbound near Mound Street.

Officers believe the driver decided to take the I-70 Southbound ramp at the last minute and fishtailed, causing the jeep to flip.

Authorities shut down I-70 East near the ramp while they investigated.

Police searched for a possible second victim who may have been ejected, but never found a second person.

The driver was transported to Grant Medical Center.

Officers say the driver may have been impaired at the time and is expected to survive.

No other vehicles were involved.

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