Car accidents back up traffic in Howland, Youngstown

Crash closes portion of SR 46 in Howland

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – One car flipped on its side in Howland and another in Youngstown flipped on its roof Friday afternoon, causing some traffic jams.

In Youngstown, traffic was down to one lane on a portion of Interstate 680 near the South Avenue exit.

A car flipped onto its roof in the northbound lane. Medics took the driver to the hospital. There is no word on the extent of the driver’s injuries.

The southbound lane was also closed for a short time to bring an ambulance on the scene.

Before that, a crash on State Route 82 in Howland forced the closure of the road’s on-ramp from SR 46.