I-70 ramp reopens following semi rollover crash

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Semi off road

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 1:13 p.m.

The I-70 east ramp to I-75 north is now open.

UPDATE @ 11:07 a.m. 

The driver and co-driver of the semi were reported to have minor injuries, according to State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kramer.

The tractor-trailer combination was totaled as it rolled over and hit a nearby bridge.

Clean-up crews are attempting to remove the semi without damaging the bridge.

The ramp is currently closed, but should be open within a couple hours, Kramer said.

UPDATE @ 8:01 a.m.

The eastbound ramp from I-70 to northbound I-75 remains closed as crews work to clear the scene of an overturned semi.

Our newsroom continues to follow this story and will have the latest when the highway reopens.

INITIAL REPORT

The eastbound ramp from I-70 to northbound I-75 is closed after a semi rolled off the ramp, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol Dispatchers.

The semi reportedly carrying auto parts attempted to take the ramp too fast and rolled off the road.

Dispatchers said the driver has reported minor injuries and no other cars were involved in the crash.

Initial reports indicate the driver and a passenger are being interviewed by authorities at the scene.

The ramp will remain closed for indefinitely as crews work to remove it from the roadway.

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