One person was killed Friday morning on Interstate 270 southbound at U.S. 62.
According to initial reports, the person killed was standing outside of their vehicle off the roadway on the left shoulder.
A vehicle traveling southbound on I-270 in the left lane went off the roadway, striking and killing the pedestrian.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Mifflin Township Fire Department arrived on the scene.
Mifflin Township EMS transported the pedestrian to Mount Carmel East Hospital in critical condition, where the pedestrian died of their injuries.
According to reports, the crash may be alcohol-related. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the crash.
Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to contact The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
The crash occurred Friday, September 9, 2022, at approximately 8:15 am and caused significant delays for morning commuters as 270 South was closed until 9:36 am for investigation.
Serious injuries and deaths are not uncommon in pedestrian accidents.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a crash as a pedestrian, you may be entitled to compensation.
Attorney Geoff Jones handles serious pedestrian injury accident cases and wrongful death cases in the Columbus, Ohio, area. Contact the personal injury attorneys at The Jones Firm to discuss your rights.