TPD: Man dead, woman hurt in wrong-way crash on Anthony Wayne Bridge

Nearly 30 minutes after the initial incident, a second crash happened and police say an impatient driver was attempting to turn around and flipped his truck.
Published: Sep. 24, 2023 at 10:39 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 24, 2023 at 4:32 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One man is dead and another woman sustained injuries in a wrong-way crash that shut down the Anthony Wayne Bridge Sunday morning, according to TPD.

Officers with TPD responded to a two-vehicle crash around 2:20 a.m. which resulted in the Anthony Wayne Bridge being closed down. Officials told 13 Action News the two vehicles crashed in the eastbound lanes. Officers say one male driver was killed and they have yet to release the driver’s identity.

Officers reported an 18-year-old female was driving on the wrong side of the road and hit the other vehicle head-on. She was rushed to a local hospital and no further updates on her condition were given at this time.

Nearly 30 minutes after the initial incident, a second crash happened due to what police say was an impatient driver attempting to turn around.

Officials say a truck driver became impatient with the bridge closure and made an attempt to turn around and drive on the wrong side of the road. Officers say the truck then flipped and no updates were given on the driver’s condition.

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