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Tow truck driver struck by vehicle in Fairview Park (OH)


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Two people were hurt in the incident.


FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — An investigation is underway in Fairview Park after police say a tow truck driver was struck by a vehicle early Monday morning.


It happened on Lorain Road near West 204th Street.


The tow truck driver and the driver of the other vehicle were both taken to the hospital.


The extent of their injuries is unknown.


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Fox 8 Cleveland Reports:

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio - A crash involving a tow truck in Fairview Park is under investigation.


The crash has closed Lorain Road at W. 204th St.

A tow truck driver was working when he was hit by a car, according to FOX 8 crews on the scene.

Police tell FOX 8 officers had pulled over the car that was on the tow truck.

While the tow truck driver was loading the vehicle, a gray car hit the tow truck head on.

The tow truck driver was transported to the hospital along with the driver of the gray car.


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FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — Two people were hospitalized early Monday morning after a crash involving a tow truck driver and another vehicle.

Fairview Park police said a driver of a silver Acura was driving westbound on Lorain Avenue near West 204th Street in Fairview Park when it crossed left of the center lane and hit the tow truck head-on.

The driver of the tow truck was behind his truck loading another car onto the bed of the truck. The impact trapped the tow truck driver between his truck and the car he was loading.

Police, who witnessed the entire crash, said they previously called the tow truck driver to assist with a traffic violation.

Officials said both drivers were transported and taken to Metro Health Medical Center.



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  Here we go again a Tow truck driver helping and doing his job and he get's hit. Sending prayers for a full recovery for both driver's.

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