Troopers: Drunk driver injures man in wrong-way I-75 crash

An impaired driver travelled southbound in the northbound lanes before hitting another car on Wednesday. / WNWO archive

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says an impaired, wrong-way driver caused a two vehicle crash on I-75 Wednesday night.

Around 7:30 p.m., a 2005 black Toyota Tacoma pickup entered the interstate at State Route 12 and began driving southbound in the northbound lanes. The driver, 59-year-old Lawerence McDevitt, eventually struck a 2001 white Pontiac Grand Am driven by 28-year-old Justin Fish.

McDevitt continued to drive across the median to southbound I 75. He was not injured and was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence.

Fish suffered minor injured and was treated and released at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.