NORTHFIELD CENTER, Ohio — A seven-year-old boy was killed in a four-car crash in Northfield Center Township Saturday afternoon.
According to a release from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, it happened at just before 1 p.m. on the exit ramp from state Route 8 north to Interstate 271 north in Northfield Center Township.
A 2014 Honda Accord driven by a 34-year-old female failed to keep assured clear distance and hit a 2014 Honda Odyssey driven by a 49-year-old female.
Two seven-year-old male passengers in the Honda Accord sustained serious injuries and were taken to Akron Children’s Hospital. One of the boys died from his injuries. The second child is in stable condition.
Neither boys were wearing a seat belt.
The road was partially closed for around four hours. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.