Wrong-way driver involved in crash, closes I-71 northbound

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COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police say a wrong-way driver was involved in a crash on I-71 northbound near 17th Avenue early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened just after 2:30am.

The highway was shut down at the scene of the crash, but officials have since reopened it.

Police say the driver of the wrong-way vehicle was uninjured and arrested at the scene. One person from the other car was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition.

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