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Published: Saturday, 10/15/2011

1 dead in head-on collision


Authorities reported one person dead and several others injured late Saturday in a head-on collision on northbound I-75 between Berdan and Phillips avenues.

Five people were transported by Life Squad to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, including a pediatric trauma patient, authorities said.

The crash was reported about 10:50 p.m. At least one person was trapped in a vehicle.

Toledo police and fire and rescue crews had to travel the wrong way up the Phillips entrance ramp to get to the scene.

By 11:15 p.m., the injured were still being taken to hospitals. At 11:45 p.m., northbound I-75 was still closed in the area.

Toledo police were investigating the crash.

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