INDEPENDENCE, OH (WOIO) - Police responded to a multi-vehicle crash on I-77 southbound near I-480 in Independence at approximately 7 a.m. Friday.
Traffic was backed up for miles.
Police say one driver was transported to the hospital, with non life threatening injuries.
Police also say the accident remains under investigation, but the rain was a factor.
Periods of heavy rain fell through northeast Ohio overnight Thursday and into Friday morning. The rain, along with poor visibility, contributed to hazardous driving conditions in the area.