The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a semi tractor trailer accident on I-70 eastbound between Norwich and New Concord. A dispatcher for the Highway Patrol says both lanes of I-70 were closed as a result of the semi rolling over and blocking both lanes. There was also another vehicle involved in the accident. Reports from the scene indicate the driver of the semi was trapped in his truck and crews had to rescue him. The Patrol says...
Traffic was backed up on I-70 westbound during rush-hour, after a semi-truck went off the road.
According to Lt. Andrew Jones of the National Trail Fire Department, the 55 year-old driver veered to the right of a guard rail and slammed into a row of trees lining the interstate around 5:30 near the Gratiot exit.
The victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in stable condition. Lt. Jones believed the accident might have been triggered by a medical episode.
A woman is in the hospital after her car was struck by a semi- tractor trailer.
New Concord Fire Chief, Brent Gates, says the driver of the Nissan Passport was turning left into Dominoes on State Route 83 when she was clipped by the semi. He says it appears the driver of the truck was traveling too fast and tried to swerve to miss her, but it struck the driver's side of the Nissan.
"Moved her around the highway a couple hundred yards, we transported her to Southeastern...