Construction Worker Dead in I-90 Crash

Investigation continues into crash at Nagel Road interchange project that killed worker and shut down I-90 westbound for almost five hours

are continuing to investigate a crash that at the Nagel interchange construction site on Interstate 90 Wednesday morning.

According to Avon/Avon Lake Patch, the crash happened around 9:15 a.m. on I-90 west.

Witnesses told police that the worker was putting up tarps in the work zone when the crash happened, the Plain Dealer said. The Chronicle-Telegram reported that the man's leg had been amputated, and that he was taken to , where he died.

Avon/Avon Lake Patch reported that the construction worker, a 63-year-old man, has not been identified as his family had not been notified as of Wednesday evening.

The have been identified.

I-90's westbound lanes were shut down at the Crocker Road interchange in Westlake to the Route 83 interchange in Avon until shortly after 2 p.m.

Traffic was heavy at the Crocker interchange as drivers detoured through Westlake into Avon. Detroit Road was bumper-to-bumper from near Bradley Road to Route 83 until after I-90 was reopened.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something