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Published: Saturday, 11/30/2013 - Updated: 2 years ago

2 multi-vehicle crashes occur on Anthony Wayne Bridge


Several people were injured today in two multiple-vehicle crashes that occurred on Anthony Wayne Bridge, closing it to traffic, authorities said.

The Lucas County EMS took one of the victims to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, a dispatcher for the service said. The name and condition of the victim were not released.

The crashes occurred on both sides of the bridge just before 2 p.m., according to the Toledo Fire Department

Bags of sand were ordered to soak up a slippery substance off the pavement, a fire dispatcher said.

Most emergency crews had left the scene sometime by 2:45 p.m., at which time the bridge remained closed, according to Toledo police. Police released no further information.

It was unclear whether the crashes were related. The incidents remained under investigation.

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