One crash started chain reaction on busy Boardman road

The accident happened on South Avenue in Boardman near the GetGo gas station Monday evening

Boardman South Avenue crash


BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A crash involving several cars closed a section of a busy road in Boardman Monday evening.

The accident happened on South Avenue in front of the GetGo gas station around 7 p.m.

Police had that section of the road blocked off and were redirecting traffic onto Trailwood Drive.

One car rear-ended another, causing a chain reaction.

The two cars in the initial rear-end crash were severely damaged. The other cars involved were left with minor damage.

One driver was sent to the hospital. That driver’s condition is not known.

A witness reported seeing one of the drivers on their cell phone.

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