Multiple Fatality Accident Shuts Down I-480 In Macedonia

Macedonia, OH - A major accident has shut down I- 480 Westbound at Route 82. Two people are confirmed dead by police.

Authorities tell 19 Action News that a tow truck was on the side of the road assisting another vehicle when a passing vehicle lost control and hit both the tow truck and the broken down vehicle.

According to police, there are a total of nine people involved in this major accident. Two people are dead, three people have been lifeflighted, two were transported by EMS to area hospitals, and two others refused treatment.

Please avoid this area until further notice.

19 Action News will have more on this developing story as updates become available.