COPY-I-475 now open in both directions

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) – I-475/U.S. 23 has re-opened in both directions after downed power lines had all lanes shut down Tuesday afternoon.

Police say a construction vehicle was traveling through the work zone and accidentally stuck power lines hanging above the road. The power lines fell onto the roadway, causing the shutdown.

According to Toledo Edison, about 7,500 people in the area are without power due to the accident.

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