WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A semi accident Wednesday on Interstate 71 just south of U.S. 250 closed two lanes of traffic for several hours. }}" />

   
 
 
Semi Overturns On Interstate-71 Near U.S. 250

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/25/2014

A semi accident Wednesday on Interstate 71 just south of U.S. 250 closed two lanes of traffic.

Sgt. Andrew Topp with the Ashland post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident occurred around 4 a.m.

"The commercial tractor- trailer hauling two steel coils was southbound on I-71 near the 186 mile marker post just south of U.S. 250 in Ashland County when it traveled off the roadway a struck the median cables," Topp said.

"As the truck overturned both steel coils came off the trailer," Topp said.

A crane from Abe'rs Towing removed the large coils from the road. Topp said the semi will be inspected to ensure it was operating properly at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The United Way of Crawford County held a special "celebrity chef" benefit at Galion's Varsity Grille. Full Story
Image1 The Mansfield Art Center's Holiday Fair began this weekend, bringing with it a variety of fresh paintings, sculptures and more. Full Story
 
Image1 Ed Pickens' Cafe on Main held a Breakfast with Santa, where children and their parents could participate in an all- you-can-eat buffet and get their pictures taken with old Kris Kringle. Full Story
Image1 No criminal charges will be filed in the shooting death of a Lexington resident. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

No criminal charges in shooting by Richland Co. Deputies

Teacher charged with felony drug possession

Medina County man found guilty of distributing child porn

Ashland man sentenced to prison for child exploitation

More News