Accidents lead to lane restrictions on I-680

Staff report


Interstate 680 northbound was restricted to one lane near the South Avenue ramp after two accidents Friday evening, according to 21 WFMJ-TV, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner.

Youngstown police said the entrance and exit ramps from South Avenue to I-680 were both closed for about an hour after officers found a white pick-up truck upside down with a man inside upon their arrival.

A second accident occurred after drivers did not slow down for the first accident.

The man in the first accident is OK, police said.

There is no word yet on any other injuries.

Ramps and traffic lanes were reopened within hours of the crash.

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