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Driver trapped after semi overturns in Xenia

Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 7:46 PM
Updated: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 8:53 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 8:40 p.m.:

Federal Road remains shut down as a wrecker truck will work to flip the semi that had overturned in Xenia.

The scene will take at least a couple of hours to clear, but State Route 72 is open, OSP said.

According to OSP, the driver, a local man hauling machinery, hit a patch of snow and lost control of the semi. 

He was trapped in the cab but was able to get out prior to the sheriff’s arrival. 

He was not injured and will be cited with failure to control a vehicle, according to OSP.

 UPDATE @ 8:02 p.m.:

Federal Road is shut down at Wilmington Road after a semi rig overturned leaving the driver trapped, according to Greene County Sheriff’s dispatch.

FIRST REPORT:

A semi driver is trapped after the rig overturned on state Route 72 at Federal Road, east of Xenia. 

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According to Greene County Sheriff’s dispatch, Crews were dispatched just before 7:30 p.m.

We’re hearing the driver is not injured, but needs help getting out of the cab.

We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report.