Stories tagged with: I-70 accident

November 19, 2015 - 3:41am
1 week 3 days ago

The Highway Patrol is reporting that I-70 westbound is closed early Thursday morning after an accident. It happened just west of Zanesville and reportedly involved two semi-tractor trailers. One was reported to be engulfed in flames. No word on injuries in the accident that happened just before 1:30 a.m. Traffic is being re-routed off I-70 while the scene is investigated and cleared. The interstate is expected to re-open around 7:30 a.m. No other details have been released.

October 21, 2015 - 6:08am
5 weeks 4 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that Interstate 70 is now reopen to traffic. 

I-70 westbound at State Route 310 had been closed due to an early Wednesday morning traffic accident.


May 19, 2015 - 8:21am
27 weeks 5 days ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz is releasing more details from a Monday morning accident on I-70.

The Sheriff says it happened in a construction zone near the Adamsville Road exit just before 5:30 a.m. Lutz says that a pick-up truck driven by Delbie Harding of Zanesville was traveling west on I-70, went out of control, crossed the median and struck a mini-van traveling eastbound. That van was driven by Domingo Cortez of Providence, Rhode Island. He had six passengers including a one...

November 18, 2014 - 7:30pm
1 year 1 week ago

The State Highway Patrol responded to a single car accident on I-70 East Bound, mile marker 152,  at 5:28 p.m. Tuesday, November 18th.

According to officials, 62-year-old Joy A. Coder of Blue Rock was driving a 2007 Nissan Versa and seemingly lost control of her vehicle, ran off the right side of the road and into a tree. The State Highway Patrol and Falls Township Fire Department were both called to the scene. Coder was the only person in the vehicle and was...

October 5, 2013 - 5:52pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

On Saturday Afternoon, a New York woman was injured after her car overturned, leaving her trapped at a rest stop on Interstate 70.

According to the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, shortly after 3 p.m., Lynda Weaver, 63 was traveling westbound on I-70 near mile marker 161 when she went off the right side of the road.

"She was attempting to pull into the rest area," said Sergeant, Melanie Appleman. she hit some embankments, some rocks and then overturned...

August 21, 2013 - 6:14am
2 years 14 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are on the scene of a one vehicle accident Wednesday morning.

The accident happened minutes before 7 a.m. on the Maple Avenue on ramp to Interstate 70 going eastbound.

One car was reported on its side. At least one person was reported to be out of the vehicle.

Please drive with caution when in this area.

June 6, 2013 - 9:34am
2 years 25 weeks ago

An accident on the interestate is causing the Ohio Department of Transporation to restrict traffic. 

The accident has currently restricted Interstate 70 westbound to one lane near the Gratiot exit.

Crews are on the scene to clear the accident. Motorists should plan ahead for delays.


May 23, 2013 - 4:13am
2 years 27 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol investigates a fatal accident involving four vehicles.

The Patrol reports they got a call about the accident around 12:27 Thursday morning. The accident took place at Interstate 70 just west of State Route 158.

They report three commercial vehicles and one pick up truck were involved, one person was confirmed dead.

At this time they are unsure of what caused the crash.

The Patrol said they're rerouting traffic onto State...

April 2, 2013 - 3:21pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 in the eastbound lanes of I-70 just west of Zanesville and involved an SUV and a car. Trooper Adams McKenzie says that two vehicles were traveling east on 70 near U.S. 40. He says the vehicle in the left lane drifted and struck the other vehicle. Trooper McKenzie says the SUV driver is identified as 61-year-old Kathleen Kuehnel of Haden Township, New Jersey. She was cited for...

August 12, 2012 - 7:56pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

A rollover accident sends three people to the hospital.

State Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Fowler says a car traveling Eastbound on Interstate 70 crashed near New Concord.

"The vehicle drove into the rumble strips on the median side, overcorrected, lost control, flipped into the median ejecting one of the back passengers out the back window," said Trooper Jeff Fowler.

Fowler says all three people were transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with non life...

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