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Snow leads to multiple accidents, road closures across Northeast Ohio

Be careful out on the roadways!

CLEVELAND — As the first true snow of 2022 makes its way across Northeast Ohio, slick roads led to several accidents and closures in the region.

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The most serious incident at this time appears to have occurred in Pepper Pike, where a crash involving a semi-truck on the Interstate 271 north express lane has shut down a portion of that highway near Shaker Boulevard. Police tweeted a photo from the scene a short time ago, and the Ohio Department of Transportation says the road is currently closed beyond Chagrin Boulevard as cars are backed up all the way to Woodmere.

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In Lake County, a crash on State Route 2 has closed westbound lanes west of Route 91, according to the sheriff's office. On I-90, the freeway remains open, but the speed limit has been reduced.

Cuyahoga, Geauga, and Lake counties remain under a lake effect snow warning. Stay with 3News for updates as they become available.

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