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Gravel truck crashed, overturned on Sylvania Avenue

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Gravel truck overturned on Sylvania Avenue Gravel truck overturned on Sylvania Avenue
Damage to car involved in gravel truck accident Damage to car involved in gravel truck accident
Car involved in crash being towed away Car involved in crash being towed away
SYLVANIA, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Part of Sylvania Avenue shut down early Wednesday morning, after a gravel truck overturned, spilling its load.

According to 911 dispatchers, a report of the overturned vehicle between McCord and King roads came in around 4:10 a.m. Police say the gravel truck driver swerved to avoid hitting a vehicle, causing the truck to overturn and slide, eventually hitting a car.

The woman driving the car was injured and had to be cut out of her vehicle. She was taken away on a stretcher by EMS. Her car was towed from the scene.

Sylvania City Police shut down the area for four hours to clean up. The accident scene was cleared just before 8 a.m.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

The woman is believed to be in serious condition.

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