Stories tagged with: semi accident

June 22, 2015 - 4:25pm
1 week 5 days ago

Authorities say a semi truck hauling milk crashed on Interstate 77 near Caldwell Monday morning claiming the life of the driver.

The State Highway Patrol reports that 62-year-old Gary Ford of Beverly was driving southbound just before 7:00 a.m when his semi went off the right side of the roadway, struck the guard rail and overturned.

Ford was trapped in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say milk spilled into a nearby creek as a result...

May 5, 2015 - 7:21am
8 weeks 4 days ago

An early Tuesday morning accident is under investigation in Coshocton County.

The sheriff's office reported that just before 1a.m. they received multiple 911 calls in reference to a rollover accident involving a tanker trailer on US 36 near Township Road 508. 

Once on the scene officers found a tanker hauling brine waste water from drilling had gone off the right side of the roadway...

January 30, 2015 - 5:30am
22 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 23, 2013 - 2:08pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a semi tractor trailer on its side on I-70.  A dispatcher says it happened at the Airport Road exit.  Its been reported that the eastbound ramp to I-70 is shut down while the accident is investigated.  The call came into the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office just before 1 p.m.

March 13, 2013 - 4:30am
2 years 16 weeks ago

An accident in Perry Township reduced Interstate 70 east to one lane.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said that a semi went into the median and a big rig tow was called in to remove the semi.

No injuries were reported. The accident took place between the Sonora Road exit and Norwich.

September 4, 2012 - 3:50pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a semi tractor trailer accident on I-70 eastbound between Norwich and New Concord. A dispatcher for the Highway Patrol says both lanes of I-70 were closed as a result of the semi rolling over and blocking both lanes. There was also another vehicle involved in the accident.  Reports from the scene indicate the driver of the semi was trapped in his truck and crews had to rescue him. The Patrol says...

December 28, 2011 - 8:14pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Traffic was backed up on I-70 westbound during rush-hour, after a semi-truck went off the road.

According to Lt. Andrew Jones of the National Trail Fire Department, the 55 year-old driver veered to the right of a guard rail and slammed into a row of trees lining the interstate around 5:30 near the Gratiot exit.

The victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in stable condition. Lt. Jones believed the accident might have been triggered by a medical episode.

The semi...

October 26, 2011 - 12:20pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

2:15 P.M..****UPDATED ****  I-70 Westbound At Gratiot Re-Opens to Traffic ****UPDATE****


It's unknown how much fuel spilled onto Interstate 70 Wednesday morning after a semi tractor trailer crash that closed the highway for almost 12 hours.  It is now re-opened.

The semi was hauling produce when it crashed and caught fire near Gratiot around 2a.m. After keeping one lane open for a short time to get some of the semis through, both lanes were closed, and...

October 26, 2011 - 4:17am
3 years 36 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said Interstate 70 westbound is closed Wednesday morning near the Gratiot exit after a semi rolls and catches on fire.

Troopers said motorists can expect the lanes to remain closed until at least 1pm as a diesel spill occurred on the bridge and the Ohio Department of Transportation assess damage done to the bridge.

Already traffic is backed up nearly two miles.

The State Patrol is asking motorists to take US 40 to SR 668 until the can get back...

September 20, 2011 - 4:49am
3 years 41 weeks ago

An interstate semi accident is causing headaches for motorists and authorities Tuesday morning.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that one lane of I-70 west in Guernsey County is closed between Old Washington and Quaker City due to a vehicle crash.

The State Highway Patrol said that a semi went through a guardrail, leaving the trailer on the highway while the cab went over an embankment.

It's estimated the lane will reopen by 6pm Tuesday evening. Motorists should...

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