Police here say a Westlake man was airlifted to MetroHealth Medical Center after a one-car crash on Hilliard Boulevard this afternoon. Emergency crews say he was trapped in the vehicle.

Police say it occurred just after 2 p.m. at 25936 Hilliard, just west of Columbia Road.

Police closed Hilliard westbound after the accident. It has since reopened.

Police say the man, 18, was the only occupant of the car and the preliminary investigation indicates that speed was a factor in the crash.