Close Call: Police stop 83-year-old driver headed the wrong way - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Close Call: Police stop 83-year-old driver headed the wrong way

Avon police received several calls Saturday about a car operating recklessly on Case Road near Detroit Road. (Source: WOIO) Avon police received several calls Saturday about a car operating recklessly on Case Road near Detroit Road. (Source: WOIO)
AVON, OH (WOIO) -

Avon police received several calls Saturday about a car operating recklessly on Case Road near Detroit Road.

According to the callers, the car was weaving all over the road and had driven off into the gravel shoulder. The driver then turned around began heading eastbound on Detroit Road from Case Road. When police caught up with the car it was eastbound in the westbound lanes of Detroit Road, just west of Colorado Avenue.

A police cruiser, with emergency lights on cut the driver off and was struck, before stopping the wrong way driver. 

The driver an 83-year-old woman from Elyria was transported to Avon Emergency Care Center by the Sheffield Village Fire Department.

The incident remains under investigation.

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