Columbia Parkway reopens after crash


Cincinnati police say a three-vehicle accident along ColumbiaParkway Thursday morning was caused by a man who failed tostop.


The accident occurred at 1729 Columbia Parkway near Kemper Lanearound 9:38 a.m.

Police say Andrew Neidert, 85, of Fort Wright, was operating avehicle eastbound on Columbia Parkway, failed to stop and struckanother eastbound vehicle which was stopped at a red light.

After the impact with the first vehicle, that car struck anothervehicle which was stopped at the red light, according topolice.

Neidert was transported to University Hospital where he islisted in serious condition. Investigators say he was not wearinghis seat belt.

Mark Donoghue, 39, of Norwood, was in the first eastboundvehicle that was struck from behind by Neidert's car. He waswearing his seat belt and was treated at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle that was struck, James Stroup,52, of Colerain Township, was struck in the rear by Donoghue'svehicle. He was wearing a seat belt and was also treated at thescene.

The crash shut down the roadway for over two hours.

No charges have been filed at this point. The accident remainsunder investigation.