Road closures, crashes plague Valley drivers during morning commute

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Multiple accidents are being reported Friday morning across the Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Multiple accidents are being reported Friday morning across the Valley.

Interstate 680 northbound in Youngstown, near the South Avenue exit was shut down at about 6 a.m. due to multiple crashes. Traffic was also moving slowly or stalled in the southbound lanes as well.

I-680 northbound at Midlothian Blvd. is closed due to a crash. Motorists should avoid the area.

Posted by Ohio Department of Transportation – Akron / Canton District 4 on Friday, November 8, 2019

A crash was reported on Route 224 in Lowellville, near Luva Bella winery. Traffic is stopped in the area.

A multi-vehicle accident was reported on Route 711 in Youngstown, near the Stephens Street exit.

At about 4 a.m., a Jeep rolled over on I-680 northbound, near the Route 711 connector.

Multiple accidents are being reported Friday morning across the Valley.
I-680 Jeep rollover in Youngstown

A short time later, a semi lost control and slid off the side of the road on I-80 eastbound near the Route 193/Belmont Ave. exit.

A semi lost control on I-80 eastbound in Liberty Twp.

Another vehicle was reported flipped over on Route 11 southbound, near Route 305 in Fowler Twp. That accident happened about 5:45 a.m.

Route 11 crash in Fowler Twp.

On Interstate 76 westbound, a crash was reported just before the Bailey Road exit in Jackson Township.

Minor accidents are also being reported in northern Trumbull County. An SUV rolled over about 5 a.m. on Route 88 in Farmington Township. No injuries were reported.

Farmington Twp. crash

Many roads and highways are snow covered with a thin layer of ice. Drivers should allow extra time during the morning commute.

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