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Pickup driver flown from I-70 crash scene in Clark County will be cited

Published: Tuesday, March 06, 2018 @ 8:44 AM
Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2018 @ 10:52 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 10:55 a.m. 

Sgt. Merrill Thompson of OSHP said the pickup driver rear-ended the semi-tractor trailer, according to preliminary investigation. 

The pickup driver, Robert McGill, 25, of Urbana, will be cited in the crash. He was not wearing a seat belt, the investigation showed.

The semi driver, Omar Ahmed, 35, of Faribault, Minnesota, was not injured.

UPDATE @ 9:20 a.m. 

The left two lanes of I-70 west have reopened west of U.S. 68 in Clark County following a crash involving a pickup truck and a semi. 

The driver of the pickup truck was transported by a medical helicopter to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

State troopers shut down the westbound lanes of the highway to allow for the medical helicopter to land and transport the patient. 

FIRST REPORT

All lanes of I-70 west are shut down in Clark County near U.S. 68 due to a crash Tuesday morning. 

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Emergency crews first responded to westbound I-70, west of U.S. 68 around 8:15 a.m. on reports of a crash involving a pickup truck and a semi. 

Initial reports indicate the pickup truck crashed into the back of a trailer and a medical helicopter has been requested to the scene. 

Additional details were not available.