3 hurt in crash on I-76 in North Jackson

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NORTH JACKSON, Ohio (WKBN) – Three people were hurt in a crash Tuesday on Interstate 76 in North Jackson.

The accident happened about 3:37 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-76, near the Baily Road exit.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the driver of an SUV slowed down on the highway and was hit from behind by the driver of another SUV. Both vehicles were forced from the highway.

Troopers say the driver of the SUV who was at fault is from Campbell. The other driver is from Columbiana.

Both drivers and a passenger is the at-fault SUV were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Traffic was backed for a short time while crews worked to clear the scene. The highway has since been cleared.

Troopers said about 90 minutes earlier, a tractor-trailer jackknifed in the same area. The driver was not injured in that crash.

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