Accident on I-70 at Maple Off Ramp

by Stephanie Hube on August 25, 2014 at 7:23 am

According to the Zanesville Police Department a severe accident involving one motorcycle occurred on I-70 at the Maple Ave. off ramp around 5:00p.m. Sunday evening.

Authorities were able to identify the male victim at the scene, but did not release his name. According to ZPD, a witness says they saw the motorcyclist miss his turn and hit the gravel before going down the embankment and crashing.

The victim was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with severe injuries. Initial report shows the the rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

We will keep you updated as more details become available.