Car accident on I-80 in Austintown closes SR 46 ramp

Car accident on I-80 in Austintown closes SR 46 ramp

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A two car accident on Interstate 80 that occurred just after 7:00 on Saturday night has closed the State Route 46 ramp.

According to Sgt. Brian Vail of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a commercial vehicle and passenger vehicle  were both travelling eastbound on I-80 when they collided and slid in front of the ramp, blocking it.

Two people riding in the passenger vehicle were transported to St. Elizabeth’s hospital in Youngstown, one in critical condition.

The truck driver was unharmed.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking anyone who saw the crash to contact them at 330-533-6866.

They predict the ramp will be closed for another hour.

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