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Unidentified people were making “cakes” at the Hill and Reynolds Junction around 9 p.m. Saturday, which halted traffic and led to a road fire.

TOLEDO, Ohio – Vehicles were seen and heard doing “cakes” and driving recklessly at about 9 p.m. Saturday.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Hill and Reynolds in southern Toledo. Onlookers crowded the area while recording videos that were then posted on social media.

The viewer doing security near him captured a video of a street car revving its engine and racing, causing smoke to fill the air.

To date, the viewer’s video has more than a thousand posts on Facebook.

At one point, a ring of fire broke out in the middle of the intersection as two people wearing masks and carrying gas canisters pushed the vehicles.

Picture signs on the road on Sundays show evidence of the events of the previous nights.

To date, the viewer’s video has more than a thousand posts on Facebook.

At one point, a ring of fire broke out in the middle of the intersection as two people wearing masks and carrying gas canisters pushed the vehicles.

Other videos broadcast live on Facebook that night show a similar scene of cars making “cakes” at three other intersections in Toledo – Alexis, Telegraph, Sylvania, Jackman, Secor and Central.

WTOL 11 has reached out to the city to see if they are aware of this situation and, if so, how they are dealing with it.

Companies at intersections are upset by the fact that this is happening. One store manager told WTOL 11 that he thought this kind of thing would happen less frequently if the police were quicker to respond.

“One of the ways it definitely stops it is to respond to it and break it up,” Yehia Travis said. “If they respond to it immediately and clear it, people will stop doing it, especially if it has repercussions like going to jail.” , director at Crab Island.

At least one person allegedly present at the events early Sunday morning was arrested on an unrelated charge.

On Sunday, Representative Haraz al-Ghanbari released photos from an arrest made on I-75 near Bluffton and of someone allegedly present at the “street racing” events.

Al-Ghanbari says he was sharing a ride with an Ohio Highway Patrol officer when a driver of a Dodge Charger he was driving recklessly on I-75 fled a traffic stop, leading the cop on a high-speed chase of about 20 miles.

Al-Ghanbari says it was later revealed that the people in the car were in Toledo for street racing events.

Ghanbari represents Ohio District 3 that includes most of Wood County, including the Perrysburg suburbs of Toledo.

This is an evolving story.

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