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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 […]

  • Driver in critical condition after fiery crash on I-77N

    CUYAHOGA HEIGHTS – One person involved in a fiery crash on I-77 north Monday is in critical condition, while another has been released from the hospital. According to MetroHealth Medical Center, Gary Flesher,  is in critical condition. He was the driver of a semi involved in the crash. The other driver, John Gorick, has been […]

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    Two injured in car accident on I-480W

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio– I-480W at Lorain Road in North Ridgeville was reopened just before 3 p.m. Monday after a two-car accident. One car rolled over. Life Flight responded and police say a male and female were transported from the scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation. Stay with FOX 8 News and […]

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    Unoccupied police car slammed during fatal crash investigation

    NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — A driver was taken to the hospital after slamming into the back of an unoccupied police cruiser while officers were investigating a fatal accident. According to the North Olmsted Police Department, the first accident involved an SUV that lost control late Monday and hit a median wall on I-480 eastbound near […]

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    Police search for driver who struck pregnant woman’s car

    FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio – The Fairview Park Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a hit-and-run driver who struck a pregnant woman’s car. According to police, the North Ridgeville woman was hit by a pickup truck around 11 p.m. Monday, Sept 15 while traveling westbound on I-480. According to the police report, the […]

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    Traffic alert: Several road closures to impact commute

    CLEVELAND — Several incidents prompted road closures that could impact traffic during the Monday morning commute. Brunswick Rt. 303 in Brunswick was closed between Route 252 and Route 42 after a dump truck hit some wires. The road was expected to be closed until further notice. I-90 at East 9th Street I-90 eastbound was closed […]

  • All lanes of I-480WB reopen after deadly crash

    CLEVELAND — A motorcycle accident shut down all lanes of I-480 westbound at Ridge Rd. Tuesday night, but they have since reopened. According to Cleveland EMS, the motorcycle rider died in the crash. Several others were transported to MetroHealth Medical Center. The Cleveland Division of Police said the driver of the motorcycle “operated recklessly” and […]

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    I-77 NB Reopens; 2 Taken to Hospital

    An accident prompted the closure of I-77 northbound before downtown Tuesday. Police were forcing traffic off of the highway at East 30th Street during the morning commute, but the road has since been reopened. A box truck and six cars were involved in the collision.  Two people were taken to the hospital. Traffic was backed […]

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    Police Investigating After Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Police are investigating after a fatal accident on I-480 Saturday night. According to the preliminary investigation, a car entered the exit ramp at West 130 and began driving the wrong way. The car then collided with another vehicle causing a serious crash at 11:30 p.m. The driver of the second car was […]

  • I-480 Accident Causes Delays

    An accident on I-480 east before Stearns caused major delays Tuesday morning. Just the right lane was open around 7 a.m. and the backup stretched past the Turnpike. Ramps to access the highway were also at a standstill. Emergency responders removed one vehicle from a wooded area and several other vehicles remained at the side […]