NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio - A pregnant woman had to be rescued by police and fire after her car was found upside down in a ditch in North Ridgeville Wednesday night.
North Ridgeville police said in a news release that officers were sent to a car crash on Sugar Ridge Road near Maddock Road at 8:13 p.m. Thursday.
When they arrived to the scene, officers found a pregnant woman trapped in an upside down vehicle in a ditch. Along with firefighters, police freed the woman. She was taken to St. John Medical Center and later MetroHealth Medical Center where her condition is unknown.
Police said the male driver freed himself and was not seriously injured.
According to an initial investigation, officers said the victim's Mercury Topaz was heading westbound on Sugar Ridge Road when an unidentified second vehicle going eastbound went left of center. The victim's car was forced off the road, losing control and crashing. The second vehicle left the scene.
Officers said the that vehicle that fled the scene was described as a white newer model four-door, possible a Buick.
If anyone witnessed the crash or has any additional information, they can contact the North Ridgeville Police Department at 440-327-2191 and ask for either Ptlm. Metzo or Sgt. Gorski.
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