HARRISON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) — Lanes have re-opened on Needmore Road, more than seven hours after a fiery crash between a tanker and a box truck left one person dead.
According to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch, a tanker truck was flipped on its side following a crash with a box truck. The call for the crash came in around 7:50 a.m. at the intersection of Webster Street and Needmore Road.
Police reported that upon arrival, officers found a man dead inside a 2019 International Box truck.
Investigation revealed that a tanker truck was traveling west on Needmore Road when a box truck traveling south on Webster Street struck it on the passenger side, causing it to flip. The tanker and the truck caught on fire which was put out by the Harrison Township Fire Department.
The Montgomery County Coroner was called to the scene. The driver of the tanker truck suffered minor injuries and was treated at a local hospital.
Montgomery County Regional Dispatch said lanes finally re-opened at 3:34 p.m.
Stay with 2 NEWS as this story develops.