CLINTON CO., Ohio (WDTN) — An overnight single-vehicle crash closed I-71 southbound in Liberty Township for several hours.
According to the Wilmington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 10:21 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12 on I-71 near milepost 55.
Preliminary investigation revealed a 2021 Volvo semi-truck operated by a 42-year-old man traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking multiple trees, and overturned.
The driver was treated on the scene for minor injuries.
The southbound lanes of I-71 were closed until shortly after 8 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, according to a tweet by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. All lanes have reportedly reopened.