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Driver crashes vehicle after hitting high water from water main break on I-90 EB near E. 55th Street

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Posted at 6:57 AM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 06:57:09-05

CLEVELAND — A vehicle traveling through a water main break on I-90 eastbound near East 55th Street crashed into a mile marker sign early Wednesday morning, according to News 5's overnight news tracker.

Shortly after midnight, authorities responded to a water main break on I-90 eastbound near East 55th Street.

Water main break on I-90

On scene, authorities found water covering all lanes of I-90 eastbound. This water main break is about 100 yards east of the water main break on Oct. 24.

The vehicle crashed when it hit the high water. It's unknown if the driver sustained any injuries at the time of the crash.

Cleveland fire, Cleveland police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol all responded the scene.

At around 1:15 a.m., authorities turned off the valve and I-90 eastbound was back open by 1:45 a.m.