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Multiple crashes triggered by lake effect snow during morning commute

Posted at 6:53 AM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-06 07:43:03-05

CLEVELAND — Multiple crashes have been reported on highways and roads across Northeast Ohio as lake effect snow continues to hit some areas Wednesday.

ODOT cameras are showing a crash on I-71 northbound near Snow Road.

Traffic on I-71 northbound is stop and go back to Route 42.

Heavy delays on I-480 westbound near Lee Road. Stop and go traffic back to Warrensville Center Road.

Roads are very slippery near the I-480 and I-271 split. Earlier around 5:30 a.m., News 5 stormtracker found a semi off the road on the ramp from I-271 to I-480 westbound.

Video from earlier this morning shows snow-covered roads around downtown Cleveland as crews worked to clear the streets before the morning rush.

Snow in downtown Cleveland

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