Highway Patrol Investigating 28 Car Crash on I-90
Painesville, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a 28 car crash that sent several people to the hospital Christmas Eve.
The Chardon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the multi-car crash on Interstate 90 at 10:20 a.m.
The crash is believed to have started after people tried to avoid a previous crash involving two commercial vehicles.
Eight people were transported from the scene to Madison Hospital and Geneva Hospital. No serious injuries were reported.
In the span of an hour, 16 crashes were reported in the same area. Several fire departments, police departments, and wrecker services helped clear the scene.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said alcohol is not considered a factor in the crash. Unreasonable speeds for the weather conditions is being cited as the cause.
The crash remains under investigation by the Chardon Post of the Highway Patrol.