COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead after a Jeep ran off of Interstate 670 West and rolled onto Old Leonard Avenue early Friday morning.
Officials said Anthony Williams was driving westbound on I-670 West when his Jeep Grand Cherokee ran off of the right side of the highway, down an embankment, striking several trees and rolled onto the 1500 block of Old Leonard Avenue. A Columbus Fire unit arrived at the scene around 2:30 a.m. Friday and found Williams with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to OSU East Hospital and pronounced dead at 3:21 a.m.
Police say traffic on I670-West did not have to be rerouted but were unable to confirm the cause of the accident, which remains under investigation. It is the 86th traffic-related fatality this year.