Portion of Road Reopens After Accidents
CLEVELAND –Two separate car accidents caused a stretch of I-71 to close on Friday evening.
Cleveland police dispatchers confirmed the northbound lanes near West 150th Street were closed after a car crashed into a pole.
It happened around 7 p.m. and trapped people inside.
That section of the highway was later reopened.
Brook Park police dispatchers said there was also an accident at the I-71 / I-480 split.
The northbound lanes of I-71 were initially closed at Snow Road. As of 11 p.m., only the left northbound lane remained closed.
Other details were not released.
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