Icy roads, chain-reaction crash involving Columbus police cruiser, ambulance closes Roberts Road bridge

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Roberts Road bridge was closed early Sunday morning after a Columbus police cruiser and an ambulance was involved in a chain-reaction crash involving four vehicles.

The crash occurred at about 5:45 a.m. Sunday morning after Columbus police responded to a single-vehicle crash on the bridge over Interstate 270.

After a Columbus police cruiser and medic arrived, another vehicle slid on ice and crashed into the cruiser which then crashed into the medic.

No one was injured in the crash.

Roberts Road was closed due to the crash and ice on the bridge.

In addition, I-270 and Interstate 70 near the bridge were closed due to icy roadways.

Authorities reopened the roadways after the Ohio Department of Transportation officials treated the roads.

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