A lane of Interstate 70 east is closed Monday morning in Guernsey County following a semi accident.
The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said just before 1a.m. a semi truck hit a cow near the weigh station, going off the road and spilling 45,000 pounds of limestone into the right lane and part of the grassy berm.
The Ohio Department of Transportation is on the scene helping to clear the lane for traffic. They hope to have it re-open by 9a.m. Monday.
Troopers with the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol investigated a three vehicle accident on Interstate 70 east.
Troopers said the vehicles were heading east near the rest area where traffic was attempting to merge to the left lane due to a lane closure. That's when the rear most commercial vehicle driven by Anthony Berge, of San Bernardino, California, failed to maintain assured clear distance and struck the rear of a a pick-up driven by Casey Roski, of Cadiz, Ohio....
The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol investigates a two vehicle crash that took place Sunday afternoon and leaves one dead.
The Patrol said that 35-year-old Jody Bice, of Caldwell, died at the scene of the accident on US 22 near County Road 57. The Patrol reported that a 2005 Dodge 2500 Ram Truck driven by a juvenile went left of center striking her 2008 Chrysler Pacifica and forcing it off the road and into a guardrail.
The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.
82-year-old Velmar Andrews from Canton was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday around 6:30 PM. According to the highway patrol, Andrews was walking in the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 near milepost 52 in Guernsey County. The crash remains under investigation by the highway patrol.
A Texas man arrested Friday by the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol will be in court on Friday for a preliminary hearing in his case.
Troopers said they stopped with a disabled vehicle on Interstate 77 near Old Washington last Friday. The troopers said they detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. The suspect, 35-year-old Ernst Reis, of Plano, Texas was asked out of the vehicle and during a pat down troopers discovered two knives.
The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a man found dead Tuesday afternoon, hanging from a highway in Guernsey County.
According to the Patrol, troopers received a call shortly after 1:30 p.m. that the body of a young man was hanging from the overpass at mile post 52 on Interstate 77. The structure is over the Salt Fort Lake spillway.
The man has not yet been identified. The coroner and other investigators responded to the scene....