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TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of I-90 east severely restricted following crash in Lake County

All eastbound lanes were shut down just east of the State Route 615 exit.
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KIRTLAND HILLS, Ohio — A portion of Interstate 90 east is currently closed following a crash in Lake County Wednesday evening.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the accident occurred in Kirtland Hills near Chillicothe Road. The Lake County Sheriff's Office confirms all eastbound lanes were shut down just east of the State Route 615 exit.

Currently, traffic is backed up about a mile all the way to Garfield Road. Although one lane has since been reopened, officials are asking drivers to get off at either Route 615 or State Route 306, if possible.

This is a developing story. Please stay with 3News for continuing updates as they become available.

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