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Traffic flowing again on I-80 following 50-vehicle crash near Youngstown

Several people were taken to local hospitals.

MAHONING COUNTY, Ohio — Traffic is finally underway again following a massive pileup on Interstate 80 (non-turnpike) Tuesday morning.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation and 3News sister staion 21 News, the highway was closed in both directions between Salt Springs Road in Weathersfield Township and the Ohio Turnpike in Jackson Township (Mahoning County). 

The crash apparently involved at least 50 cars and began just before 10:30 a.m. when a semi-truck rolled over.

21 News reports "several" people were taken to local hospitals, including two with life-threatening injuries. 

Two westbound lanes finally reopened around 9:30 p.m.

This is a developing story. Please stay with 3News for updates.

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