Large boat stuck on Meridian Road

Boat stuck on Meridian Road in Youngstown


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A yacht with an estimated value of $1.5 million was stuck for nearly an hour on a median on Meridian Road off Interstate 680 on the border between Youngstown and Austintown.

Police said a flatbed truck was towing the boat and the driver attempted to make a left turn onto Meridian Road from the interstate when it got stuck just after 10 p.m.

A tow truck pulled the boat off the median just before 11 p.m. One lane of Meridian Road in each direction was shut down until the boat was freed.

Youngstown police, Austintown police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol were all on the scene. No one was injured.

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