COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Two people have been transported to a local hospital after a crash closed Interstate 670 in Columbus on Friday afternoon, causing significant traffic delays in the area.
The crash involving an unknown number of cars on I-670 left all eastbound lanes closed from US-33/SR-315 South to Neil Avenue as of 6 p.m., according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Multiple ramps onto I-670 eastbound, including from Grandview Avenue and US-33, had also been shut down.
Initially, traffic was still flowing in one lane while the remaining three had been blocked off.
Authorities responded to the crash at 4:17 p.m. and took two people to Grant Medical Center. One was listed in critical condition while the other was in unknown condition, dispatchers said.