I-76 East reopens after crash closure in Akron

Police were asking drivers to avoid the area.

AKRON, Ohio -- Drivers were facing a temporary detour amid heavy delays after a crash caused the closure of I-76 East just east of the Kenmore Leg early Thursday morning.

The roadway has since reopened.

One viewer tweeted to WKYC saying, "All alternate routes, exits and city streets are packed to capacity."

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Details of the crash were not immediately available.