The Sandusky post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has verified a vehicle fire on the Ohio Turnpike. Traffic is backed up in the westbound lanes near Shannon Road close to the Ohio 53 exit. This is just east of the Sandusky River. Avoid the area if possible. No injuries have been reported.
Clyde fire responded to the scene about 4:30 p.m., and the scene was cleared about 6 p.m., allowing traffic to finally clear, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol.