Major Accident Shuts Down I76 East in Edinburg Township

Portage County - Edinburg township, just southeast of Ravenna at State Route 14 and 76 East bound.  I76 is completely shut down from multiple car accidents.

Around 1:30 pm there was a chain reaction crash involving semis and cars. Reports into 19 Action News tell us of a car hauler that lost its entire load. Reports also tell us of multiple injuries. The interstate is expected to by shut down for a couple hours.

The posted detour is SR 44 to US 224 to SR 534 to I-76.

Officials say it was snowing heavily at the time of the crashes with white out conditions.