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.
Interstate 70 westbound is closed in Guernsey County between State Route 285 and State Route 513 due to an accident. Crews will detour traffic off of I- 70 at exit 193, to SR 513 north – U.S. Route 22 west – Interstate 77 south to I-70. No other details have b een released.
A rollover accident on Interstate 70 sends one person to the hospital.
It happened around 2:30 p.m. by mile mark 162, near the Norwich exit.
Trooper Todd Henry of the Zanesville Post says Lydia Sblordeppey of Fairfield, Ohio was traveling west in the left-hand lane when she went off the left side of the road, into the median, and hit rumble strips. Henry says it startled her, causing her to overcorrect, cross both lanes of traffic, hit a guardrail, and overturn.
A hit skip accident involving a semi tractor trailer sends two people to the hospital.
It happened Sunday around 4:20 p.m. on Interstate 70 in East Guernsey County.
The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol says the semi tractor trailer was attempting to change from the right to the left lane, when it hit a truck pulling a trailer. The semi moved back into the right lane and continued down the highway as the truck that was hit lost control, went off the road, where it hit a...
Three people are sent to the hospital after a head-on collision on I-70.
According to Zanesville State Highway Patrol Post Commander Steven Rine, a silver G6 was headed west-bound on the interstate, when the driver lost control, bumped another car and crossed into the median. The car then crossed into the oncoming traffic of the east-bound lane and hit a green Buick head-on.
Commander Rine said the drivers of the silver and green cars and a passenger also from the green car were...