Stories tagged with: I-70

July 7, 2010 - 3:32pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is releasing new details, involving an Interstate 70 crash that took the lives of 3 adults and 2 children back in June.

Post commander, Lieutenant Steven Rine says drugs may be a contributing factor.

"We found drugs in the car, and the toxicology report from the driver revealed that there were some levels of drugs in her system. We're pending identity of the drugs and the amount, " says Lt. Rine.

Lt. Rine says his...

June 23, 2010 - 4:06pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

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.


June 5, 2010 - 8:55pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says it appears that a man who died along Interstate 70 in Licking County yesterday committed suicide.

Dispatchers say based on eye-witness reports that troopers collected, 60-year-old Robert Snedden Junior jumped out of the car that was traveling eastbound.

His wife, 63-year-old Roberta Snedden, was driving. Robert was pronounced dead at the scene.

May 29, 2010 - 6:12pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

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.

She was...

April 12, 2010 - 4:49pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

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...

March 29, 2010 - 3:15pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

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...

March 22, 2010 - 1:46pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

A two-vehicle accident sends two people to the hospital.

It happened around 12:45 Monday afternoon.

Trooper Mike Forshey of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Adrienne Merriam of Adamsville was driving a red Jeep North on Sonora Road over the I-70 overpass when 44-year-old Tammy McDaniel of Cambridge pulled out from a stop sign and struck Merriam.

Forshey says the car spun out after hitting the Jeep.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital...

February 15, 2010 - 9:48pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

 The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a 14 car pile-up. A dispatcher says 12 cars slide off Interstate 70 in Licking County and 2 trucks jack-knifed.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. just east of Ohio 310 near mile marker 119.

ODOT spokeswoman Kate Stickle says the incident isn't causing any lane closures but drivers should be prepared for major delays.

No injuries are being reported. 

We'll bring you more information as it becomes...

February 9, 2010 - 11:17am
4 years 27 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says Interstate 70 in Licking County is back open after a two car accident this morning.

It happened near State Route 37.

A dispatcher says the accident caused one lane of the road to be closed for about 15-minutes, backing up traffic.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

November 29, 2009 - 1:33pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Two people are sent to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident on interstate 70. It happend around 11:30 Sunday morning at mile marker 132 near the State Route 13 exit.

The accident caused the road to be shut down for several hours. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 43-year-old David Blair and his wife, Kristi, were traveling down I-70 when their vehicle collided with a Malibu driven by 15-year-old Corey Gibson of Sunbury. The Blair's vehicle rolled and Kristi was...

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