1 person killed in fiery multi-vehicle crash on Cleveland’s East side

1 person killed in fiery multi-vehicle crash on Cleveland’s East side
Crash scene on Cleveland's East side (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Police and paramedics responded to a fatal crash on Cleveland’s East side on Wednesday afternoon.

The deadly incident was first reported around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of East 55th Street and Broadway Avenue.

According to Cleveland police, five vehicles were involved in the crash. One of the vehicles reportedly burst into flames after impact.

One person was killed as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. An identity has not yet been released.

Police said a person was also ejected from their vehicle during the crash.

1 person killed in multi-vehicle crash and car fire on Cleveland’s East side

A detour was set up for traffic while crews clear the crash from the roadway.

This is a developing story.

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