*** UPDATE –The Ohio Turnpike’s westbound and eastbound lanes have reopened following the incident that occurred at milepost 106 in Erie and Sandusky counties on Dec. 23, 2022:
Westbound lanes from Exit 118 (U.S. 250) to Exit 91 (S.R. 53) were reopened to traffic shortly after 3 p.m. this afternoon. With all lanes being opened, normal traffic operations in east and westbound directions have resumed at Exit 118 (U.S. 250) and Exit 110 (S.R. 4).
Eastbound lanes from Exit 91 (S.R. 53) to Exit 118 (U.S. 250) were opened at about 4:40 p.m. today. A right lane closure is in place from milepost 105.4 to milepost 106.8, due to damaged commercial vehicles that remain in the area. However, this is a three lane section, so traffic is being maintained in the left and center lanes.
Incident updates are available here: Twitter at @OSHP_NWOhio and #OhioTurnpikeMP106Crash.
OHIO — December 23, 2022 — Officials with the Ohio Turnpike state on social media that the roadway is closed eastbound and westbound due to a major accident.
Our affiliate WJW is reporting that approximately 50 cars were involved in a pileup due to weather. One person was killed and several others injured.