ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) – Authorities in Ohio say a seriously injured man was found alive two days after a car crash in a secluded area that killed another man but went unnoticed.
State troopers tell The Chronicle-Telegram in Elyria that they’re trying to determine which man was driving when the car veered off Interstate 77 in Tuscarawas County on June 14. It traveled down an embankment, rolled and hit a tree, and couldn’t be seen from the road.
It went unnoticed until Friday, when a resident heard cries for help and found the survivor near the vehicle.
The 25-year-old man was hospitalized in Akron with leg and arm injuries.
A 48-year-old Elyria man who was apparently thrown from the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.