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Published: Thursday, August 09, 2018 @ 7:56 AM
Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2018 @ 3:06 PM
CLAYTON — UPDATE @3:07 p.m.
The driver of a tanker hauling milk will be cited for a crash that shut down the right eastbound lane of I-70 in Clayton Thursday morning.
Terry Barga, of West Milton, was cited with failure to control. Barga was not injured in the crash.
UPDATE @ 12:25 p.m.:
All eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 have reopened after a semi hauling milk overturned earlier Thursday morning.
UPDATE @ 9:15 a.m.:
No one was injured after a semi hauling milk crashed into a ditch on Interstate 70 East near Ohio 49 in Clayton, according to officials.
The driver attempted to avoid a broken-down vehicle that was causing slow traffic in the area when the driver lost control and overturned in a ditch.
The right lane of I-70 east remains blocked. It is unknown when the lane is expected to reopen.
Emergency crews are blocking the right lane of Interstate 70 East near Ohio 49 following a rollover crash involving a tanker.
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Initial reports indicate the rollover crash happened around 7:45 a.m. when the semi crashed into a ditch.
Emergency scanner traffic indicates the tanker was hauling thousands of pounds of milk.
Crews have opened the left lane of I-70 East, but are expecting to have the right lane blocked for an extended period of time, according to initial reports.
We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more.