Lorain city worker in critical condition after 3-car accident

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lorain2LORAIN, Ohio – Calvondo Smith, 55, was seriously injured after an accident around 11 a.m. in Lorain on Thursday. Smith is a utilities worker for the City of Lorain.

Smith was either entering or exiting his parked Chevy Silverado when Jerrad Londo, 28, lost control of his Ford Focus and slid towards Smith, pinning him between the Focus and the Silverado, according to police.

The Silverado was then pushed forward into a Mercedes. No one was inside the parked Mercedes at the time of the crash.

Jerrod Londo. Courtesy Lorain police.

Jerrad Londo. Courtesy Lorain police.

Londo received some minor injuries but denied transportation to the hospital. He did not have a valid license and wasn’t wearing a seat belt. He also exhibited signs of impairment, according to police.

Smith is still at MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is being asked to contact Lorain police at 440-204-2115 while the crash is under investigation.

Londo has been charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, driving under suspension, failure to control and failure to wear a seat belt. Additional charges are pending.

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