A good Samaritan and was hit by a car as the person tried to help a motorist involved in a crash at Central Parkway and Liberty Street early Friday. (Photo: Fox19/Matt Wood)
A man was hit by a vehicle and seriously hurt in the West End early Friday while trying to help a crash victim, according to Cincinnati police.
Central Parkway is shut down near Liberty Street until further notice while police investigate.
They responded to the area just after 3 a.m.
The good Samaritan stopped and tried to help a female motorist whose vehicle struck multiple parked cars at the corner of Central Parkway and Liberty Street and flipped, according to a witness, Dylan Shonkwiler.
A second motorist in a sport utility vehicle who drove up on the crash scene struck the flipped car with the driver still inside and the good Samaritan, the witness said.
Both the good Samaritan and driver of the car involved in the initial crash were taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, police said.
The extent of their injuries was not immediately available.
The good Samaritan was motionless on the ground for several minutes, but he did regain consciousness, the witness tells according to the witness.
The driver of the second vehicle involved had minor injuries but remained at the scene and was talking to police.
A truck rolled off an overpass early Wednesday, April 17.
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Enquirer media partner Fox19 provided this report.
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