I-70 reopens in both directions at Brandt Pike

State troopers said both directions of I-70 have reopened after ODOT crews treated the slick overpass at Brandt Pike.

At least four weather related crashes occured in the area, causing police and state troopers to block the highway for over an hour.

Police said all injuries were minor in each crash and weather was the only factor.

UPDATE @ 3:25 a.m.

Dispatchers at the Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said multiple weather related crashes have been reported in both directions of I-70 throughout the entire county.

None have resulted in closures of the interstate, but troopers said all bridges and overpasses along I-70 are slick in Clark County.

UPDATE @ 3:10 a.m.

Slick roads have also been reported at two crashes in both directions of I-75 at the county line of Montgomery and Miami counties.

Crews responded just before 3 a.m. on a crash first reported in the northbound side of I-75 at the 66 mile marker. Shortly after arriving on scene, firefighters reported a second crash on the southbound side of I-75.

Crews reported slick roads at this crash scene, and further north in the Tipp City area near the State Route 571 exit.

There have been no reports of blocked lanes from the crashes on I-75.

Both directions of I-70 remain blocked at Brandt Pike in Huber Heights from multiple crashes and slick conditions.

AM 1290 and News 95.7 is updating on air every 15 minutes on this traffic situation.

UPDATE @ 2:45 a.m.

Police have blocked both directions of I-70 on Brandt Pike in Huber Heights after slick roads contributed to several crashes.

Police already on scene of the first crash, reported a third crash on the entrance ramp from Brandt Pike to westbound I-70 around 2:30 a.m.

A fourth crash has also been reported in the same area around 2:45 a.m.

Police have blocked all lanes on both westbound and eastbound I-70 at the Brandt Pike overpass.

AM 1290 and News 95.7 is updating on air every 15 minutes on this traffic situation.

FIRST REPORT

Slick conditions are believed to be factors in two crashes on I-70 near Brandt Pike in Huber Heights.

Police and firefighters responded to the eastbound side of I-70 also at Brandt Pike around 2:10 a.m. due to a crash with injuries. Police have reported a slick overpass might be to blame in this crash and have blocked the center and right lanes.

This was the second crash in the same area of I-70 in the about an hour. Crews were first dispatched to westbound I-70 at Brandt Pike around 1:15 a.m. after a pickup truck slammed into the center wall. Police said injuries were minor, but the driver was transported to the hospital.

Police said the first crash was likely caused by slick roads, and ODOT crews were requested to the Brandt Pike overpass.

We have a crew on the scene and we’ll update this page when new information is available.

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