Deer Crash: Car Strikes Deer, Two People Life Flighted To Metro

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MEDINA, OH (WOIO) - Two people are seriously injured after an accident involving a deer in Brunswick Hills Township.

The single car crash happened on Sub Station Road just four miles south of Sleepy Hollow Road around 2:15AM.

A 2003 Ford Taurus was driving northbound on Sub Station Road when the driver struck a deer that entered onto the roadway. Afler striking the deer the Taurus swerved off the west side of tbe roadway, striking the ditch, a utility pole, and several small trees.

The driver of the vehicle - a young, unidentified female - received serious incapacitating injuries and had to be extricated from the vehicle by mechanical means by the Brunswick Hills Township Fire Department. The passenger - a young, unidentified male - sustained serious incapacitating injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was flown from the scene by Metro Life Flight to Cleveland Metro Hospital. The passenger was transported from the scene by Brunswick Hills Township Fire and Rescue to Southwest General Hospital and later flown to Cleveland Metro Hospital by Metro Life Flight.

It doesn't appear the driver or the passenger was wearing safety belts. Alcohol use is unknown at this time and the crash remains under investigation.

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