Accident on Ohio Turnpike in Summit County cleared

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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — An accident on the Ohio Turnpike that was causing major traffic backups in Peninsula late Wednesday was cleared by early Thursday morning.

The Ohio Turnpike tweeted that all lanes were blocked eastbound due to a commercial rollover with heavy debris.

Long delays are expected, but crews are now able to get traffic through slowly on the left shoulder.

courtesy: FOX 8 viewer Kim Farinacci

Several FOX 8 viewers had reported waiting in traffic for at least 45 minutes. A photo from one of our viewers showed the backup.

Stay with FOX 8 News and for updates.

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