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Portion of Columbus Road closed after SUV slams into bridge

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A portion of Columbus Road is closed after an SUV slammed into gates on the Columbus Road bridge overnight.

The road is closed between Carter and Merwin, the bridge that goes over the river.

The SUV slammed into the bridge’s gates while the bridge was up. The driver of the SUV fled the scene.

The bridge can’t reopen until the gates are repaired and the bridge is inspected.