Multiple vehicles involved in accident on I-271

Accident on I-271 in Mayfield Village. (Source: WOIO)
Accident on I-271 in Mayfield Village. (Source: WOIO)

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) - Police officers say five vehicles were involved in a chain reaction crash on I-271 near Cedar.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Mayfield Village Police Officers say a car in the local lanes near Cedar lost control and slid underneath a box truck.

The box truck was pushed into the express lanes and crashed into a semi.

The semi lost its axle.

The car directly behind the semi was able to stop, but the second car could not stop and crashed into the car in front of it.

Both of those car drivers and the driver of the car that went underneath the box truck were transported to the hospital.

No word on the extent of their injuries.

Police say why the first car lost control remains under investigation.

Several lanes were closed for several hours.

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