JACKSON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A crash involving multiple vehicles, including an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper and a tractor-trailer, closed a stretch of I-77 south in Stark County for nearly 3 hours.
The eight-vehicle crash occurred Thursday around 1:30 p.m. on I-77 south near Sheffel St NW, north of Canton.
The OSHP trooper was taken to a nearby hospital, but he is expected to be OK.
The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a multi-vehicle injury crash involving a police cruiser.
The OSHP released the following statement Thursday evening regarding the crash:
Interstate 77 was closed traveling south from Shuffel Street for approximately 1:30 hours and was partially re-opened at 03:45 P.M.
The crash currently remains under investigation.
As of 5:15 p.m. Thursday, traffic was moving again on the stretch of highway.