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Child life-flighted to University Hospitals after crash on I-71 in Medina County, officials say

The incident happened early Monday afternoon.

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — A child is in the hospital today after a crash on I-71 South in Medina County near SR 303. 

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP), the crash happened early Monday afternoon when a truck carrying steel coils collided with "several vehicles" on the highway. 

Officials tell 3News that three people traveling in a BMW were injured in the accident and that one child was flown to University Hospitals for their injuries. 

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At the time, two of the three lanes on I-71 S were closed, but the highway is now reopen to traffic, officials tell 3News. 

No other information is available at this time. 

This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates. 


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