Fire officials are still investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed a former school in Crooksville.
East Crooksville School, now a vacant building caught on fire around 4 o’clock this afternoon. Fire officials say it only took 20 minutes to knock down the blaze and had help from several area fire departments.
A portion of Interstate 70 was shut down earlier today due to a 3 car accident in Licking County.
Trooper Riemer with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says around 2:45 this afternoon 43 year old Richard Harper attempted to make a lane change as he traveled Westbound on I-70 near State Route 79. He then overcorrected and lost control going over the median and into the eastbound lane.
His vehicle was struck twice and all vehicles were towed from the scene....
The Ohio department of Transportation wants the public's input at next weeks meting about the state route 93/22-connector project.
The connector road is supposed to help with heavy traffic congestion around Zanesville and vicinity and help with economic development. The meeting will address how the connector will work and have an open forum for questions or concerns from the community.
All the community is encouraged to attend the meeting on Tuesday...