Accident, downed light poles cause delays on I-480 heading in both directions

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NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — An accident and downed light poles have caused delays for those traveling on Interstate 480 Wednesday night.

According to North Olmsted Fire Department, multiple vehicles were involved in a crash between Stearns Road and Great Northern Road.

According to ODOT, the accident was caused by an overturned cement truck.  All lanes of I-480E were closed at Stearns Road for multiple hours.

As of 8 p.m. all lanes of I-480E have been reopened.

Fire officials say there are no injuries reported at this time.

Meanwhile, ODOT says lanes are restricted in the same location of I-480 heading westbound due to downed light poles.  As of 8 p.m., several lanes of I-480W remain closed as the poles are being removed from the road.

Officials say these lanes will reopen shortly.

This is a developing story. FOX 8 will provide more updates as they become available.

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