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Portion of I-77 North reopens after truck tips over near I-271 interchange

Cars were backed up all the way toward Ghent.
Credit: Ohio Department of Transportation

RICHFIELD, Ohio — A portion of Interstate 77 northbound was closed following a crash near the I-271 interchange Thursday afternoon. The roadway has since reopened.

Pictures from the Ohio Department of Transportation showed a dump truck tipped over on its side, with cleanup crews currently on scene. The highway was shut down from beyond I-271 up toward Brecksville Road.

Traffic was backed up for miles all the way to Ghent, and police were asking drivers to avoid the area.

Credit: Ohio Department of Transportation

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