Westbound I-670 reopened through Downtown Columbus after multi-vehicle accident

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UPDATE: Westbound lanes of I-670 were reopened as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Original story is below.

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The westbound lanes of Interstate 670 are closed through Downtown after a multi-vehicle accident Tuesday morning.

The accident was reported about 5:27 a.m., with one person taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition.

As of 6:15 a.m., the road was closed from I-71 to Neal Avenue/Goodale Street. Also closed were:

  • I-71 ramps to I-670 west
  • Entrance ramps for I-670 west from Cleveland Avenue, Summit Street and 4th Street

The Ohio Department of Transportation reported that the road was expected to remain closed at least until 10 a.m.

In a second crash after 7 a.m., the right shoulder of I-670 west was closed at Leonard Avenue.

Eastbound traffic is unaffected.

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