Stories tagged with: semi accident

July 15, 2016 - 4:09am
5 weeks 5 days ago
The Highway Patrol says a jack-knifed semi-truck stalled traffic on I-70 Thursday evening. Troopers say just after 8:00 p.m. near the Norwich exit a semi had just passed a vehicle in the rain in the eastbound lanes when the driver lost control, went off the right side of the road, struck a guardrail and went over a steep embankment. Investigators say the truck fuel tank was punctured and fuel spilled onto the ground. The patrol says the driver, Byung Lee from Buena Park, California and a...
May 23, 2016 - 4:04pm
13 weeks 2 days ago

More than 800 American Electric Power customers are without service in the South Zanesville area following a semi truck accident Monday afternoon.

It happened shortly after 1:00 p.m. on the Maysville Pike.

Initial reports indicate a semi truck was on Clay Street heading towards the Maysville intersection when the truck caught a low hanging power line, causing a pole to fall over on top of the truck.  After the pole collapsed over the truck, it then caused two other power...

May 10, 2016 - 4:59am
15 weeks 1 day ago
An early morning accident forced the closing of both lanes of I-70 Westbound. The Highway Patrol says just after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday a semi tractor trailer lost control and went off the right side of the highway. Troopers say the trailer is blocking both lanes of the interstate at the Muskingum/Licking County line. There were no injuries reported. Crews are working to clear the scene. Traffic is being detoured onto US 40 until the highway is re-opened which is expected around 6:30 a.m.
November 19, 2015 - 5:52pm
39 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is releasing more information from Thursday morning's fatal accident on Interstate 70 in Zanesville.

Around 1:20 Thursday morning, 57-year-old Stanley E. Brooks of Mobile, Alabama was westbound on I-70 near mile marker 153 when his 2009 Freightliner semi-truck went off the right side of the roadway and struck the guardrail.  

The state patrol said the vehicle then re-entered the roadway and became disabled.  That's when 50...

June 22, 2015 - 4:25pm
1 year 9 weeks 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
1 year 16 weeks 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
1 year 29 weeks 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
2 years 35 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
3 years 23 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
3 years 50 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...

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