Multiple crashes closed the busy intersection of Route 224 and Market Street in Boardman Township

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, three crashes occurred around 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, closing the west intersection.

An ambulance is on its side, and multiple vehicles are being towed from the scene.

Boardman police told 21 News that the first accident happened at 224 and Market Street intersection. An ambulance tipped over, and the third accident was a minor rear-end collision.

The crashes happened near Southern Park Mall.

Boardman Police and Boardman Fire are also on the scene.

One lane of 224 was reopened westbound around 9:40 am but eastbound lanes remain blocked at this time.