Toledo Mayor Suffers Heart Attack, Crashes Car

The mayor of Toledo is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack while driving around the city checking on road conditions during a snow storm, NBC News reported. Michael Collins was driving shortly after a news conference with Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp to officially declare a Level 3 Snow Emergency when he crashed into a utility pole after suffering a cardiac arrest. A passer-by pulled the mayor out of the car and performed CPR on him. Collins is being treated at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Vice President for Clinical Affairs Christopher Cooper said the mayor is heavily sedated and being closely monitored. Toledo City Council President Paula Hicks-Hudson was sworn in as acting mayor shortly after 5 p.m. ET.

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