Speeding car goes airborne, lands three houses away

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VALLEY CITY, Ohio -- The driver of a speeding car had to be flown by medical helicopter to an area hospital after a one-car crash early Wednesday.

It happened around 4 a.m. at the intersection of Grafton Road and Marks Road in Valley City.

According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, troopers tried to stop a white 2009 Mazda 6 for a  speed violation.

The vehicle then attempted to evade troopers by traveling west on Grafton Road.

Investigators said the car drove up over a mound and went airborne. The car sheered off the top of at least one tree, went over a fence, and landed three houses away.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the crash along with the Valley City Fire Department, Brunswick Hills Fire Department, and the Medina County Sheriff's Office.

Alcohol is suspected.

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