CLEVELAND - At least one man is recovering in the hospital after the car he was driving struck a semi-truck while traveling the wrong way on a Cleveland highway early Monday morning.
Cleveland police told NewsChannel5 that the man was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Interstate 71 when he struck the semi head on near West 150th Street in Cleveland after 3 a.m.
According to police, the semi driver saw the vehicle approaching and slowed down to lessen the impact of the collision.
Paramedics rushed the man to MetroHealth Medical Center in stable condition. No one else was injured in the wreck.
The left lane was blocked on I-71 southbound near I-480 while the wreckage is cleaned up.
Alcohol is suspected in the crash. The accident is under investigation.
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