Man dies after crashing car in Cleveland's Public Square

After striking the planter, the car flipped. (Source: WOIO)
After striking the planter, the car flipped. (Source: WOIO)
The driver was taken to a local hospital where he later died. (Source: WOIO)
The driver was taken to a local hospital where he later died. (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A 80-year-old man is dead after he crashed his car in Public Square.

The accident happened just before midnight on Friday.

Video taken at the scene suggests that the driver struck a large planter in the middle of Superior Avenue, just before East Roadway. The car then flipped, according to police.

The victim was taken by Cleveland EMS to Lutheran Hospital where he died from his injuries. His identity has not been released at this time.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Check back with Cleveland 19 News for more details.

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