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    Congestion cleared on I-480 east after crash

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — An accident had the left lane of Interstate 480 east blocked Tuesday morning, causing big delays for drivers. Fox 8’s Patty Harken reports that the accident happened just before Interstate 77 Tuesday morning. At least two cars were involved. Most of the congestion has cleared up. Stick with Fox 8 and for more.

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    Big delays on Interstate 77 northbound due to crash

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — There are some big delays for drivers on Interstate 77 northbound due to a crash. Fox 8’s Patty Harken reports the accident happened near Fleet Avenue. It involved a semi and a car. The car was reportedly stuck under the semi. Only the left lane was getting by. There will be back-ups in the area, including on Interstate 480. The delay on I-77 north at one point was more than 90 minutes. Stick with Fox 8 and for […]

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    One dead, one seriously injured in hit-and-run accident on I-480

    CLEVELAND– A Cleveland woman is dead and a Maple Heights woman is in critical condition after they were hit by a car as they changed a tire on Interstate 480 at State Road Saturday evening. Tanisha Matthews, 27, of Cleveland, and Asiah Matthews, 23, of Maple Heights, were hit as they stood on the right-hand berm of the road at around 8:45 p.m. The pickup truck that hit them was driven by Clark Justen, 48, of Brunswick. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Justen’s pickup drifted […]

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    Truck carrying scrap metal overturns on I-480, closes ramp

    GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio– Crews are responding to the scene of an accident on the ramp from I-480 eastbound to Broadway Ave. A truck carrying scrap metal rolled over at just before 1 p.m., forcing the closure of the ramp. Drivers are advised to take an alternate route. We will update this story as soon as new information becomes available.

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    I-480 eastbound lanes re-opened after Friday night crash

    BROOKLYN, OH – The lanes of I-480 eastbound  between West 130th and Tiedemen Road in Brooklyn that were shut down after a semi truck accident Friday night have re-opened. The truck struck the median of the road, leaving cement all over the highway around 10 p.m. The road was completely closed for a short time after the crash. #TrafficAlert 2 lanes of I-480 east at Tiedeman Rd are now open following an accident. Check the OHGO app for traffic delay info. — ODOT […]

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    Some lanes reopened on I-480 eastbound between West 130th and Tiedeman Road

    BROOKLYN – Some lanes of I-480 eastbound are reopened between West 130th and Tiedemen Road in Brooklyn after a semi accident. There is no information available about when the road will fully reopen. It was completely closed for a short time after the crash. There is also no information about injuries. Drivers should avoid the area. Stick with Fox 8 and for updates.

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    Multiple vehicle accident on I-480 westbound at State Road

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland police are at the scene of a multiple vehicle crash on I-480 westbound at State Road. At this time, the road is not closed, but traffic is moving very slowly. It is unknown how many cars are involved or how many people are injured. Stick with Fox 8 and for updates.

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    All lanes reopened after crash on I-480 WB in Garfield Heights

    GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio– All lanes of I-480 westbound at Broadway and Granger have been reopened following a crash. At one point, only one lane was open, but just before 4 p.m., all lanes were back open. The accident caused traffic backups in that area for several hours. Photos sent to FOX 8 from a viewer show that a car and a semi were involved in the crash.

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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. Certainly, that number could rise during convention week with delegates staying at hotels along that highway, including more than a dozen hotels in Independence alone. Police […]

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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 20-year-old woman. She did not survive the crash, he was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment.   The crash remains under investigation.  Fox 8 […]

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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 a brief time and that’s when it happened. The driver suffered minor injuries and did not want to seek treatment. The extent of damage to […]