Wednesday, January 23, 2013
All lanes have been reopened following a car fire.
Update, 2:45 p.m. Capt. Guy Turner said there were no injuries in Wednesday's incident. Just one car was involved, and Turner said the department did not know what caused the fire. Update, 1:30 p.m. All lanes have been reopened on I-90 westbound, the Ohio Department of Transportation reports. The original article follows below. Update, 12:23 p.m. Two of the lanes on Interstate 90 westbound are closed past state Route 252/Columbia Road, according to information from the Ohio Department of Transportation. The left lane has been reopened. Vehicles can exit at Columbia Road. The closure is due to a car fire. There is no other information at this time. “Like” Westlake Patch on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for further updates.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Eastbound lanes in Avon will be restricted to two lanes.
Is traveling on I-90 in your plans this week? In order to complete painting of the steel beams under the newly placed Nagel Road Interchange bridge over I-90, it will be necessary to restrict eastbound traffic to two lanes through the construction zone. Don Damyanic, Avon's project manager for the interchange, said the work will take place from Oct. 2 through Oct. 4 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. This means that morning commute traffic eastbound will be affected. If possible, motorists are urged to find alternate routes of travel to avoid potential congestion and delays on I-90 eastbound.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Man killed after two-car accident near Nagel Road interchange construction zone.
The Avon Police Department has confirmed the construction worker killed Sept. 12 was Peter Maglis, 63, of Campbell, Ohio. The accident, involving two cars--one of which struck Maglis--occured shortly after 9 a.m. near the Nagel Road bridge where the new I-90 interchange project is continuing. He was taken to Avon Emergency Care Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. I-90 westbound was closed from Crocker Road to Route 83 for about five hours, with traffic being diverted through Westlake. According to Fox 8 News, Maglis was employed by Athos Painting, located in Seven Hills. "He was said to be a dedicated worker who loved his family," the site reported. Athos Painting has been in business since 1999. The investigation is …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Investigation continues into crash at Nagel Road interchange project that killed worker and shut down I-90 westbound for almost five hours
Avon police are continuing to investigate a crash that killed a construction worker 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 EMH Avon Emergency Care Center, 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 two drivers involved in the crash have been identified. I-90's …
Friday, July 8, 2011
Jennifer Kearney is out on bond after being accused of aggravated vehicular homicide.
Jennifer Kearney, 27, of Westlake, is out on bond after pleading not guilty to a vehicular homicide charge for driving the wrong way down Interstate 90 July 1, resulting in a fatal crash with a motorcyclist at about 1:15 a.m. According to Cleveland police public information officer Sammy Morris, Kearney was driving a Subaru Outback west on Interstate 90 when the vehicle hit a motorcyclist just east of the West 98th Street exit. The motorcyclist, Kenneth Stith, 54, of Akron, was thrown from his bike. EMS crews pronounced him dead on the scene. Police said he was not wearing a helmet. Kearney was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, treated for her injuries and released. Police said that Kearney appeared to be under the influence of alcohol …