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This is why I-271 from I-480 eastbound to Route 8 was closed for several hours Friday morning

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Posted at 8:53 AM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 08:54:01-04

MACEDONIA, Ohio — A crash involving a semi truck hauling cars closed I-271 in both directions early Friday morning, according to Macedonia police.

Police said a truck sideswiped a car at around 12:05 a.m., which caused the car to hit the jersey barriers before it moved off the right side of the road.

The truck driver realized what had happened and over corrected it, which caused him to lose control, police said.

The impact of the crash caused chunks of the jersey barrier to fall onto both the northbound and southbound lanes.

Police believe there were no injuries and said the driver will be cited.