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1 killed, 4 injured in wrong-way crash that closed eastbound lanes of I-90 near Bratenahl

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-21 10:43:16-04

CLEVELAND — One person was killed and four others were injured as a result of a wrong-way crash on Interstate 90 near Eddy Road in the Village of Bratenahl Monday morning, according to the Bratenahl Police Department.

The crash occurred around 10:18 a.m. and involved four vehicles, police said.

One person was found dead at the scene and four individuals were transported to University Hospital in stable condition, according to a Cleveland EMS official.

Police said the driver of the wrong-way vehicle, a 37-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified as Latasha Abu Saleh, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.

The occupants of the two other vehicles involved, three adults and a child, were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The driver of a commercial vehicle involved in the crash was evaluated on the scene and found to have no injuries.

Traffic cameras in the area showed a significant traffic back-up of eastbound traffic from Dead Man’s Curve to the Eddy Road exit.

All lanes have since reopened, authorities said.

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