UPDATE: Akron, OH - Breaking travel news to pass along this hour.
The Southbound lanes of Route 8 are closed due to a seven-car accident that happened at 2:30 this afternoon.
19 Action News has learned that one person has died and several others are injured.
Officials expect the lanes to be closed for 2-3 hours will crews work to clear the scene.
Local law enforcement agencies have established appropriate detours, and motorists are urged to find alternative routes.