Green Twp. crash knocks out power to traffic lights

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Traffic was backed up and police had to redirect cars

GREEN TWP., Ohio (WYTV) – Traffic lights were taken out after an accident at an intersection in Green Township Friday afternoon.

It happened at the intersection of Route 46 and Western Reserve Road. Traffic was backed up and police had to redirect cars.

Investigators said a truck was heading west on Western Reserve when the driver went through a red light.

They said it crashed head-on with another truck heading south on Route 46, which then hit a traffic light pole, causing the traffic lights to go out.

Two people were taken to the hospital, but no one was seriously hurt.

The truck driver that caused the crash will be charged with failure to yield at a red light.

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