Eastbound I-70 reopens after jackknifed semi-truck causes shut down


UPDATE @ 4:15 a.m: Eastbound I-70 at the Montgomery/Preble county line has reopened after a jackknifed semi caused a shut down early Monday morning.


All lanes on eastbound I-70 at the Montgomery/Preble county line are shut down due to a jackknifed semi-truck.

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The crash occurred early Monday morning around 3:30 a.m.. per initial reports.

Crews are working to remove the semi from the median and the road will be reopened after this occurs, according to OHSP dispatch. No word on how long this process will take.

We’re hearing that there are other crashes at the 15 and 17 milemarker on I-70 involving commercial vehicles.

We will continue to monitor the road closure and update the story as details become available.

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