Man critically injured in collision with semi

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Medics rushed one man to the hospital in critical condition after a collision with a semi Sunday evening.

Columbus police are investigating the two-vehicle crash that closed U.S. 23 at Lazelle Road for nearly four hours.

Officials responded to the intersection at about 6:46 p.m. Sunday. One man was reportedly trapped under the semi for more than 20 minutes before he was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital with serious injuries. Names have not been released as the investigation is ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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