Semi-truck involved in fiery crash in Elyria; I-80 EB reopens (photo, video)

Published: Nov. 11, 2022 at 7:55 AM EST
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ELYRIA, Ohio (WOIO) - A semi-truck caught fire early Friday morning following a crash on the Ohio Turnpike in Elyria.

All eastbound lanes of I-80 at Route 57 are now open after an hours-long closure.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the tractor-trailer was fully engulfed by flames.

According to troopers, the semi-truck driver was not in the vehicle at the time of the fire and was not injured.

The crash was first reported before 7 a.m.