2 Hurt After Crash and Car Fire on I-480
BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio — A portion of Interstate 480 westbound was closed Monday morning due to a five-car crash at Northfield Road, police tell Fox 8 News.
According to Bedford Heights Assistant Police Chief Dave Leonardi, it happened just before 10 a.m. when traffic slowed down, causing a chain-reaction crash.
One of the middle cars caught fire, spreading flames to two other vehicles, Leonardi said.
Two people were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center with injuries described as non-life threatening.
One person was treated for burns.
The road has since reopened.
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