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I-77 North reopens after 6-vehicle crash near Arlington Road in Akron

All lanes were closed shortly before 7 a.m.

AKRON, Ohio — I-77 North has reopened after all lanes were closed early Wednesday morning following a six-vehicle crash near Arlington Road in Akron.

The Ohio Department of Transportation shared an update shortly after 8 a.m. to announce I-77 North had reopened.

The crash involved six vehicles -- but no major injuries. The Summit County Sheriff's Office tells 3News one person slammed on their brakes, causing a ripple effect.

3News confirmed the roadway closure shortly before 7 a.m. Foggy conditions were reported in the area at the time of the accident.

A traffic map provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation showed significant delays in the area as a result of the closure. Drivers were also temporarily asked to avoid the area.

Be sure to follow 3News' Danielle Wiggins on Twitter for the latest up-to-the-minute traffic updates @DaniWiggins6.


Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in an unrelated story on Sept. 12, 2022.

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