Serious crash sends 2 to hospital

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police said two people were taken the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Kinnear Road and Olentangy River Road.

Police said one person, the driver, is in critical condition. A passenger was taken to Riverside as stable.

According to police, a silver Acura slammed into the back of a city maintenance truck.

As of 4 a.m., the westbound lanes of Kinnear Road are blocked at the intersection while crews repair damaged light poles.

The crash happened just after 10 p.m. Monday. Alcohol is believed to be a factor.

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