Driver ejected in flaming rollover crash on I-90 E; eastbound lanes and ramps reopening

Fiery crash halts traffic through Cleveland, West Side suburbs

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A catastrophic accident on I-90 east in Cleveland shut down eastbound traffic through much of the West Side on Tuesday evening.

Several police departments blocked I-90 east entrance ramps from Westlake to Cleveland to alleviate the traffic mess.

The miles-long stoppage was triggered after a fiery one-car rollover crash, which occurred at about 6:23 p.m. on the highway, according to Cleveland Police.

As of 9:20 p.m., authorities are beginning to reopen eastbound lanes and ramps.

A flaming rollover crash on I-90 east has snarled traffic. All eastbound lanes have been shut down. Coverage: https://bit.ly/30ZKLdO

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The driver was taken to MetroHealth hospital, but Cleveland EMS would not comment on the victim’s condition.

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