Drunk driver crashes, causes brief lane closure on Ohio Turnpike


A drunk driver crashes his car on the Ohio Turnpike early Friday morning.

The one-car crash happened around 5:30AM three miles east of SR 57.

Troopers say 21-year-old Christopher Facemire of Doylestown drove off the roadway, struck the median, went back across the road and hit a ditch.

Troopers also say Facemire was speeding and not wearing a seatbelt.

Facemire was life-flighted to Metro. No word on his condition at this time.

The right and center lanes of the Turnpike were closed for a short while. All lanes have since reopened.

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