The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a semi tractor trailer on its side on I-70. A dispatcher says it happened at the Airport Road exit. Its been reported that the eastbound ramp to I-70 is shut down while the accident is investigated. The call came into the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office just before 1 p.m.
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.