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Alcohol suspected in wrong-way crash on SR 8 in Stow

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Source: Stow Police Source: Stow Police
Source: Stow Police Source: Stow Police
STOW, OH (WOIO) -

Alcohol is suspected in a wrong way crash in Stow.

The accident happened on Saturday around 11:45 p.m. on State Route 8 near Seasons Road.

After causing the collision, the at-fault driver, a 29-year-old man from Minerva, fled the scene on foot, but was quickly apprehended by cops. He was later taken to the hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 22-year-old man from Akron, was also injured and was taken to the hospital by EMS.

No word on conditions at this time.

Charges against the at-fault driver are pending.

Two of the three southbound lanes of SR8 were closed for several hours due to the crash.

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