A portion of Interstate 70 westbound was restricted to one lane while crews tended to a two-vehicle accident.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. at the 160 mile marker, near the city of Zanesville.
Zanesville Post State Trooper Williams says the woman was driving in the passing lane when she side-swiped an SUV traveling in the other lane. He says she then lost control of the vehicle, went off the right side of the road, and hit a ditch.
There have been multiple accidents along Interstate 70 over the past few months that have completely shut down the heavily traveled roadway.
ODOT says it has been looking into what may be causing the crashes, and so far, the staff hasn't reached a conclusion.
"One accident is a concern. We've had over 3,000 accidents already this year in work zones. So, we want to try to pull that number down. We want to try to make sure people are informed that they slow down. They look up...
Two people are taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital as a result of a crash on Interstate 70.
It happened around 7 p.m. near the Underwood Street exit in Zanesville. ZPD Patrolman James Devoll says the driver of the Jeep was in the left westbound lane when he lost control, struck the center median, and then turned sideways into a private passenger bus in the right lane. The bus was empty at the time of the crash, but Devoll says the driver of the Jeep sustained minor injuries and...
Emergency crews are saying backed-up traffic from the Airport Road exit caused two semi trucks to collide in the westbound lanes on Interstate 70.
It happened about five miles east of the downed power line, near the Norwich exit.
Lieutenant Mark Ross of the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office says the one driver ran into the semi truck in front of him. Both drivers were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with what Ross is calling minor injuries.