I-90 Accident Snarls Morning Traffic, Two Dead in Ohio Police Chase, Weekend Weather, Like us on Facebook

I-90 Accident Snarls Morning Traffic, Two Dead in Ohio Police Chase, Weekend Weather, Like us on Facebook

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A tanker overturned early this morning on eastbound I-90, shutting down the entire interstate in that direction. Crews are currently working to open the right lane only on I-90. That will leave the three left lanes closed.

Drivers are being diverted at the West 44th exit.

The rig was leaking fuel onto the road. Hazmat crews were called in to monitor the situation.

Witnesses say the driver of the tanker truck was able to escape the crash unhurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

All lanes on I-90 westbound remain open.

SPRINGFIELD TWP, OH (FOX19) - Two men were found dead inside a vehicle fleeing police that crashed into a West North Bend Road business early Friday, causing the building to collapse, authorities said.

The deaths were confirmed just before 8 a.m., hours after crews began trying to rescue the men from the rubbled remains of Finneytown Mower Sales & Services. The silver, 2000 Pontiac Firebird slammed into the building shortly after Springfield Township began chasing the car at 2:26 a.m. in the area of Daly Road and Meredith Drive.

Officers said they saw three male suspects breaking into cars on Meredith Drive, run through a backyard and hop into the Firebird.

The car took off.  After a brief pursuit, police said they lost sight of the Firebird. A few minutes later, they spotted it crashed into the business at 1067 W. North Bend Rd.

The building had collapsed around the vehicle with all three occupants still inside.

"We can't make it to the car because of the integrity of the building here," an officer told a dispatcher, according to a recording of radio traffic.

One suspect, the driver, was immediately taken into custody at gunpoint in the rear of the building at 2:47 a.m.

He suffered injuries in the crash and was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, police said.

Hamilton County Urban Search & Rescue unit responded and began trying to get into the building with a backhoe.


Little Rain and mixed precip-which might include freezing rain this morning…clouds increase, rain showers late.  HIGH: 42


Cloudy rain mixing with some snow possible. LOW: 36


Start with some rain showers which become a little scattered late in the day. HIGH: 40


Mostly cloudy with clouds decreasing. LOW: 28


Mostly sunny  HIGH: 40

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Julia Tullos, WOIO, Assignment Manager