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One dead, two seriously injured after accident on I-76 eastbound near Grant Street

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AKRON – An accident on I-76 eastbound near Grant Street is causing delays for drivers. There were 3 motorcycles and a semi involved.

One of the motorcyclists has died and two are seriously injured.

Police confirm that the crash occurred during a memorial ride.

After that crash, a car was driving in the area and also crashed. The driver of that vehicle was not injured, but was cited with an OVI.

The accident occurred Sunday evening just before 8 p.m. and has traffic moving slowly through the area.

Akron police are on scene and are working to clean up the crash.

Stay with Fox 8 and for updates.