Stories tagged with: Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol

January 30, 2015 - 5:30am
26 weeks 1 day ago

A semi accident on Interstate 70 has closed one lane of traffic. 

A dispatcher with the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said the accident is in the westbound lane of Interstate 70 near Old Washington. 

Currently the left lane is closed to traffic in that area until the semi can be removed. There's no word on what caused the accident or when the lane of traffic will reopen. No injuries were reported.

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December 3, 2014 - 10:34pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

 The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said a man who was involved in an accident this past Sunday has passed away from his injuries.

The patrol said Omid R. Behbahani of Mason was traveling southbound on State Route 285 on Sunday when he failed to negotiate a curve. He then crossed the centerline into the path of a northbound vehicle operated by Christopher Legg of Powell.

Legg was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Behbahani was transported by...

August 28, 2014 - 4:41am
48 weeks 2 days ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said that a portion of Interstate 70 is completely open Thursday morning after a series of accidents, Wednesday.

The first crash took place around 6pm near Quaker City in Guernsey County. It involved a semi and a pick-up truck. The driver of the pick-up suffered serious injuries and was flown to a Columbus hospital from Southeastern Ohio Medical Center.

Three other crashes took place within a ten mile stretch during the same time,...

April 28, 2014 - 5:09am
1 year 13 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announces plans to operate an OVI checkpoint in our area this week.

The Cambridge Post said troopers will operate the checkpoint in an attempt to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint... The location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.

If you plan to consume alcohol, the patrol says you should designate a driver or make other travel...

March 4, 2014 - 5:40am
1 year 21 weeks ago

A crash in Guernsey County leaves one person dead. 

The crash took place on State Route 821 at State Route 146 in Guernsey County just before 9:30 Monday night. The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol reported that a 1999 Dodge Ram driven by a 21-year-old male from Pleasant City was driving north on State Route 821 when a 2004 Ford Focus driven by a 75-year-old female from McConnelsville failed to yield at the intersection of State Route 821 and State Route 146 and was...

November 11, 2013 - 5:32am
1 year 37 weeks ago

A lane of Interstate 70 east is closed Monday morning in Guernsey County following a semi accident.

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said just before 1a.m. a semi truck hit a cow near the weigh station, going off the road and spilling 45,000 pounds of limestone into the right lane and part of the grassy berm.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is on the scene helping to clear the lane for traffic. They hope to have it re-open by 9a.m. Monday.

The State...

October 30, 2013 - 5:21am
1 year 39 weeks ago

 Troopers with the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol investigated a three vehicle accident on Interstate 70 east.

Troopers said the vehicles were heading east near the rest area where traffic was attempting to merge to the left lane due to a lane closure. That's when the rear most commercial vehicle driven by Anthony Berge, of San Bernardino, California, failed to maintain assured clear distance and struck the rear of a a pick-up driven by Casey Roski, of Cadiz, Ohio....

October 4, 2013 - 4:31am
1 year 43 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of State Highway Patrol is on the scene of an accident Friday morning.

A dispatcher said not many details are being released at this time but the accident occurred 15 miles east of Cambridge on US 22 just before 3:30 when a semi rolled over.

We'll bring you more details as it becomes available.

September 22, 2013 - 1:04pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

According to the Cambridge Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, at approximately 11:48 p.m.on Saturday night, a vehicle traveling north on Ohio 285 near mile post 6 failed to negotiate a curve.

The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, when it struck a ditch. The two passengers in the front of the vehicle were partially ejected and were entrapped when the vehicle overturned.

According to reports, the right front passenger, Harry M. Douphin, 47, of Port Orange, Florida , was...

August 1, 2013 - 7:16am
2 years 1 hour ago

The State Highway Patrol wants to educate the public on issues that impact their safety. 

Community Shield Training is a one hour session that discusses topics like how to detect impaired drivers, criminal patrol, homeland security and human trafficking. 

The Patrol said training is geared toward community members to assist local law enforcement and troopers while they're on the road as an extra set of eyes and ears. 

Those interested should contact the...

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