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    Police departments work to keep I-77 secure during RNC

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio– Police along Interstate 77 in Cuyahoga County have been preparing special plans to handle big accidents or protester interference on the highway during the Republican National Convention, the FOX 8 I-Team learned on Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Transportation said 90,000 to 100,000 drivers use I-77 north of I-480 on a typical day. […]

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    Interstate 480W in Valley View clear after morning crash

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — An accident had traffic in the Interstate 480 West area backed up Tuesday mroning due to a crash. The crash happened at I-480 West at Transportation. The highway has since been cleared and is no longer backed up.

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    One dead in wrong-way crash that closed I480 Sunday morning

    BROOKLYN, OH – One person is dead after an early morning accident  that closed all the lanes of I-480 west between Ridge and Tiedeman Roads for a time Sunday. Brooklyn Police tell Fox 8 that a 48-year-old man was driving east in the westbound lanes of 480 when he hit a car driven by a […]

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    Car hits fire truck, causes traffic backup on I-480

    CLEVELAND– A car struck a fire truck on I-480 EB at Grayton earlier this morning. Cleveland fire says the truck was blocking the area for a previous accident. The driver of the car didn’t see the flashing lights on the truck and hit it. The driver claimed they took their eyes off the road for […]

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    School transport van, 3 other cars involved in crash on I-90W

    EUCLID- Euclid police are investigating a 4 car crash on I-90W at Babbitt Road. It happened shortly after 8 a.m when a vehicle rear-ended a school transport van. No one on the bus was injured, but the back window shattered after being struck. The force of the collision, caused a chain-reaction accident. The right lane […]

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    Five people injured in two-car accident on I-480 westbound

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio– Valley View police tell FOX 8 that five people were injured in a two-car crash on I-480 westbound on the bridge.  They were taken to local hospitals. The extent of their injuries is not known. The accident happened just before 6:30 p.m. Traffic was backed up for a time; but the crash […]

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    Traffic Alert: Only left lane of I-77N at I-480 open after accident

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — The left lane of Interstate 77 northbound has reopened at Interstate 480 after an accident. The accident involved a vehicle that lost buckets of paint. Crews are working to clean up the scene. Police have also closed the Interstate 480 westbound ramp to Interstate 77 northbound as crews clean up. Drivers should […]

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    I-480 EB reopened after crash involving semis, pick-up truck

    NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — All lanes are reopened on Interstate 480 eastbound after an accident involving two semi-trucks and a pick-up truck. The crash originally closed all lanes of the highway between Lorain Road in North Ridgeville and Stearns Road in North Olmsted. According to North Olmsted police, one semi was parked off the road […]

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    Traffic backed up after accident involving semi, 2 other vehicles on I-77N

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Traffic is backed up after a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 77 north at East 30th Street. Officials say a semi jack-knifed and one vehicle rolled over as part of the crash. Three people were injured, but have not been taken to the hospital. Traffic is getting by, but is backed up to […]

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    Pictures: Officer injured responding to I-480 accident

    BROOKLYN, Ohio -A Brooklyn police officer was injured responding to an accident on I-480 at Tiedeman this afternoon. Police dispatchers tell Fox 8 that he was transported to an area hospital. He was treated and released shortly after. Two other people were injured at the scene. They were taken to the hospital as well, and nothing […]

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    I-77 southbound reopened at I-480 after multiple car accident

    Interstate 77 is reopened southbound at the I-480 split after a multiple car accident. I-77 near State Route 212 in southern Stark County was reopened just after 10 p.m., following a crash. There were no serious injuries, according to officials. There were about 20 vehicles involved. Below are photos from the crash near State Route 212. Stay […]

  • Road risks revealed: Top 8 most accident-prone areas in Northeast Ohio

    Driving in winter weather can be difficult enough around Northeast Ohio. But, even when the road conditions are perfect, there are certain areas that have earned the distinction of being the most accident-prone. The top 8 most dangerous areas, according to ODOT, are: Dead Man’s Curve I-480 over Broadway Ave I-90 east near I-71, SR […]