PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Travel has resumed on I-70 EB, hours after a semi crashed on I-70 Eastbound in Preble County.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a semi-crash caused minor injuries around 6:36 Wednesday morning. The semi appears to have fallen on its side on I-70 near the intersection with US 127.
According to Patrol officers on the scene, the driver of the semi fell asleep and veered off the road. A second car was forced to swerve to avoid the semi and needed to be towed off of the roadside.
Both the driver and passenger in the semi were taken to Grandview Medical Center with mild injuries. No one was hurt in the second vehicle.
OSHP said that all lanes have reopened, seven hours after the initial crash.