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Portion of I-90 west in Lake County reopens following crash near State Route 44

The highway was shut down for more than two hours as motorists attempted to drive home from work.

CONCORD, Ohio — A portion of Interstate 90 in Lake County has been reopened following a crash near State Route 44 Friday afternoon.

Photos from the Ohio Department of Transportation showed multiple vehicles involved. Cars were at a standstill near Painesville/Ravenna Road, with traffic backed up all the way towards Vrooman Road.

With motorists attempting to drive home during rush hour, the highway was shut down beyond Vrooman and Route 44 all the way to Center Street. Eastbound remained open, but there was traffic from Kirtland Road to Morely Road.

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All lanes were moving again just before 7 p.m. after more than two hours at a standstill. Details regarding the incident have not yet been released.

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