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Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 @ 2:26 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 @ 3:06 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
WARREN COUNTY — UPDATE @ 3:05 p.m.:
State troopers have reopened all southbound lanes of I-71 at Ohio 123 in Warren County following an earlier crash involving a pedestrian.
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The condition of the victim was not immediately released and additional details were not available.
We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.
FINAL UPDATE: Warren County - All lanes of southbound Interstate 71 between State Route 123 and SR 48 are now open to traffic.— ODOT Cincinnati (@ODOT_Cincinnati) July 9, 2019
The southbound lanes of Interstate 71 are shut down near Ohio 123 following reports of a pedestrian strike Tuesday afternoon.
Law enforcement officers on the highway reported one person was hit by a vehicle in the southbound lanes of I-71 between the Ohio 123 and Ohio 48 exits around 1:55 p.m., according to emergency scanner traffic.
A medical helicopter was also requested to respond to the scene, according to initial reports.
Warren County - All lanes of southbound Interstate 71 are closed between State Route 48 and SR 123 due to a crash. Seek alternate routes.— ODOT Cincinnati (@ODOT_Cincinnati) July 9, 2019
It was not known when the highway was expected to reopen.