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Commercial vehicle fire sparks heavy delays on Ohio Turnpike in Elyria: All lanes reopened

The incident happened along I-80 East near mile marker 147.
Credit: ODOT
Heavy traffic along the Ohio Turnpike where all eastbound lanes are closed in Elyria due to a commercial vehicle fire.

ELYRIA, Ohio — Drivers in Lorain County experienced some big traffic delays early Friday morning in Elyria as all eastbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike (I-80) were closed at mile marker 147 due to a commercial vehicle fire.

Ohio Turnpike officials tweeted an updated at 8:43 a.m. to announce the left lane had reopened while the center and right lanes remained closed. All lanes were open by 10:41 a.m.

A viewer shared video with 3News of the commercial vehicle on fire, which can be viewed below.

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Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in an unrelated story on Nov. 10, 2022.

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