COLUMBUS (WCMH) — I-71 NB has reopened near SR-161 after a single-vehicle crash killed one person and sent another to the hospital in critical condition Wednesday morning.
Police say a driver crashed into a sound wall near SR-161 causing a large portion of the concrete wall to fall on the vehicle around 1:11 a.m. Wednesday. One person was pronounced dead on scene at 2:36 a.m. and another was taken to Grant Hospital in critical condition.
The exit ramp from I-71NB to SR-161 remains closed.
Police continue to investigate the crash.