Semi crashes into concrete barrier on I-70 eastbound

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SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – A highway was temporarily closed Sunday after a semi crashed into a barrier.

The crash happened at Interstate 70 eastbound near mile marker 53 just after 7 a.m.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Fnu Najibullah, of Beaverton, Oregon, was traveling eastbound on I-70. Najibullah drove off the left side of the road, crossed the median and went through the concrete barrier before stopping in the westbound lanes.

Najibullah was not injured. A passenger, Mohammad Daudzai from Beaverton, Oregon, was also not injured.

OSHP said the westbound lanes were closed after the crash for approximately 3 hours.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

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