Traffic on I-70 is currently backed up in the westbound lane following a four vehicle accident near the Airport Rd./ Sonora Rd. exit.
The accident occurred just after 5 p.m. Thursday evening. Sgt. Chuck Merryman of the State Highway Patrol says the accident involved three compact vehicles and a small SUV that were all heading westbound on I-70.
"It appears that one of the vehicles may have slowed down at this point for an unknown reason and was struck in the rear...
The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating an accident on I-70 near the Airport Road Exit. Reports from the scene indicate three vehicles involved and at least 7 people injured...Some are trauma victims and they have been transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. Two cars are in the median and one is off the side of the road. One lane of I-70 at the accident scene is closed to traffic. The accident happened around 5 p.m.
Local law enforcement officers are investigating a rollover accident on Wayne Ridge Road. It happened Thursday around 12 noon. Intial reports from the scene indicate a female driver was out of the vehicle and talking to investigators. No other details are availble.
Traffic was at a stand still following a two vehicle accident on Maysville Pike on Saturday Afternoon.
The State Highway Patrol reports that at approximately 3:30 p.m. a driver of a pick-up truck was given a citation for failing to yield at a stop sign, which lead to the vehicle crashing into a near by Jeep.
"There was a pick up truck traveling southbound on Broadview Circle and it came to intersection of Maysville Pike, stopped at the stop sign and turned right at Broadview...
Traffic was backed up on Interstate 70 near New Concord on Friday Afternoon following a roll over accident.
The State Highway Patrol says that two vehicles were heading Eastbound on I-70 around 2:30 p.m.on Friday Afternoon, when a commercial vehicle made an improper lane switch causing a red sedan to lose control.
"The commercial was in the left lane," said Trooper, Ryan Tysinger. The commercial signaled to move right and struck the four door car in the front left...
The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a call of a one-vehicle rollover accident just after 4 p.m. on Center Road.
"When we arrived, we found that the vehicle was southbound, traveling off the right side of the road," said Sgt. Melanie Appleman. "The driver then overcorrected, went back of the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. After she made contact with the guardrail, the vehicle overturned into the roadway and ended up back on its four tires....
The South Zanesville Fire Department along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, responded to an accident on Coopermill Road just after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. When crews arrived on scene, a utility pole was knocked to the ground, leaving many without power and causing part of Coopermill Road to be closed for several hours.
"This blue truck here, a Ford Ranger, was coming west on Coopermill Road," said Trooper Joshua A. Weaver. "Went off the left side of the roadway...
A Perry County man is dead after a Sunday morning crash.
The State Highway Patrol said that 20-year-old Tyler Moore, of New Lexington, was traveling northbound on State Route 93 near Dutch Ridge Road when he lost control of his 2009 Toyota Scion and left the roadway. His vehicle then went over an embankment, striking a tree.
Moore was ejected from his vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Perry County Coroner.