Ohio Turnpike crash closes EB lanes near Toledo Express
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 08:19:38 GMT —
UPDATE: All lanes of the Ohio Turnpike are back open excluding a 2-mile zone around the crash site near mile marker 47, where traffic has been reduced to one eastbound lane.
Crews are still cleaning up debris spilled from two semis involved in a chain reaction crash.
ORIGINAL STORY: According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, all eastbound lanes on the Ohio Turnpike are closed and traffic is restricted to one lane westbound after a multiple-vehicle crash near mile marker 47, just west of the Toledo Express Airport.
Drivers should detour at the Delta/Lyons exit 39.
Troopers said a semi truck hit another semi, which then caused a chain reaction crash. Four people have been taken to the hospital, one by Life Flight. Their conditions are not known at this hour.