Stories tagged with: I-70 accident

October 5, 2013 - 6:52pm
47 weeks 1 day ago

On Saturday Afternoon, a New York woman was injured after her car overturned, leaving her trapped at a rest stop on Interstate 70.

According to the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, shortly after 3 p.m., Lynda Weaver, 63 was traveling westbound on I-70 near mile marker 161 when she went off the right side of the road.

"She was attempting to pull into the rest area," said Sergeant, Melanie Appleman. she hit some embankments, some rocks and then overturned...

August 21, 2013 - 7:14am
1 year 1 week ago

Zanesville Police are on the scene of a one vehicle accident Wednesday morning.

The accident happened minutes before 7 a.m. on the Maple Avenue on ramp to Interstate 70 going eastbound.

One car was reported on its side. At least one person was reported to be out of the vehicle.

Please drive with caution when in this area.

June 6, 2013 - 10:34am
1 year 12 weeks ago

An accident on the interestate is causing the Ohio Department of Transporation to restrict traffic. 

The accident has currently restricted Interstate 70 westbound to one lane near the Gratiot exit.

Crews are on the scene to clear the accident. Motorists should plan ahead for delays.


May 23, 2013 - 5:13am
1 year 14 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol investigates a fatal accident involving four vehicles.

The Patrol reports they got a call about the accident around 12:27 Thursday morning. The accident took place at Interstate 70 just west of State Route 158.

They report three commercial vehicles and one pick up truck were involved, one person was confirmed dead.

At this time they are unsure of what caused the crash.

The Patrol said they're rerouting traffic onto State...

April 2, 2013 - 4:21pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 in the eastbound lanes of I-70 just west of Zanesville and involved an SUV and a car. Trooper Adams McKenzie says that two vehicles were traveling east on 70 near U.S. 40. He says the vehicle in the left lane drifted and struck the other vehicle. Trooper McKenzie says the SUV driver is identified as 61-year-old Kathleen Kuehnel of Haden Township, New Jersey. She was cited for...

August 12, 2012 - 8:56pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

A rollover accident sends three people to the hospital.

State Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Fowler says a car traveling Eastbound on Interstate 70 crashed near New Concord.

"The vehicle drove into the rumble strips on the median side, overcorrected, lost control, flipped into the median ejecting one of the back passengers out the back window," said Trooper Jeff Fowler.

Fowler says all three people were transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with non life...

March 17, 2012 - 5:33pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

An accident slowed traffic on interstate-70 early Saturday. According to the State Highway Patrol, a mini-van was traveling eastbound on I-70 when it crossed the median near the Airport Road exit. The van struck a Buick traveling westbound. The patrol says the two drivers were the only people involved in the crash. The driver of the van was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

December 31, 2011 - 8:22pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

An elderly Florida couple was trapped in their car after going over a guard rail, this evening.

The accident happened on I-70 westbound around mile marker 142
According to the State Highway Patrol and National Trail Fire Department, The driver of the vehicle drifted into another lane, then over-corrected; causing the car to flip over a guard rail and into a tree.
Rescuers has to use the Jaws of Life to free the occupants, and a chainsaw to cut away tree limbs from the...

December 22, 2011 - 11:42am
2 years 36 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation says one lane of I-70 westbound is closed in Guernsey County. O-dot says it is one mile west of the Guernsey/Belmont County line. A commercial vehicle accident caused the problem and motorists should expect delays. O-dot estimates that I-70 westbound won’t reopen until 1:00 Thursday afternoon.

December 5, 2011 - 8:39pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

Two people are injured in a one vehicle accident on Interstate 70.

State Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Fowler said it happened around 5:45 PM near the Adamsville exit on I-70.

"A white Acura was eastbound on I-70, and there's a lot of water on the roads," said Fowler.  "We've had some heavy rain, and apparently he hydroplaned and lost control of the car, struck the median wall and overturned."

Fowler said two male juveniles suffered minor injuries....

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