Fatal accident has I-680 southbound closed


YOUNGSTOWN

A fatal accident this morning has rush hour traffic backed up on Interstate 680.

At this hour, Interstate 680 southbound is still closed near Shirley Road, and there is one lane of Interstate 680 northbound open in that area, according to City Police Capt. Rod Foley.

Crash investigators are still at the scene taking measurements, he said.

A woman who exited her car on Interstate 680 at Shirley Road died after being hit by a car, knocked over the concrete median barrier by the impact, and then hit by another car, Foley explained.

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