The Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department and EMS were called to the scene.
Cuyahoga Falls Fire and EMS responded to a one-car accident at about 2:10 p.m. Wednesday on the State Route 8 Northbound bridge that passes over Howe Avenue. According to Cuyahoga Falls Fire Capt. Rob Campbell, the driver was transported to an area hospital for a medical evaluation; and he reported it appeared the man sustained only minor injuries. The man's car, a Nissan 280Z, was likely totaled in the wreck. The driver reportedly lost control of his car and hit a guard rail, which caused the one-car accident, said Campbell. The accident has been cleared and traffic on the northbound section of the freeway is flowing again.
Firefighters use Jaws of Life to free driver involved in major accident on Friday.
Stow firefighters and paramedics wasted no time on Friday when rescuing a man who was pinned inside his car after a major accident on State Route 8 Northbound. Details of the crash remain unclear, but according to Stow Fire Capt. Mark Stone, the man's car was wedged beneath a semi near the Graham Road exit. Firefighters worked quickly, using the Jaws of Life and other hydraulic cutting tools to free him. "It took our guys about 25 minutes to extricate him from the car and get him off to the hospital," said Stone. "That's fast when you consider the weather, road conditions and traffic jam they were dealing with." The driver, who wasn't identified, suffered serious injuries in the crash, and was taken to Akron City Hospital. The extent of…