Semi overturns on U.S. 35 ramp to I-75 in Dayton

Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 3:24 PM
Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 6:45 PM

Semi in highway accident is righted

UPDATE @ 6:45 p.m.:

The scene is clear and the ramp from U.S. 35 west to Interstate 75 north is open. 

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UPDATE @ 5:45 p.m.:

The semi-trailer is upright and in the process of being towed. The ramp from U.S. 35 west to I-75 north is expected to be opened shortly. 

The semi driver was cited for failure to control, Dayton police said, after his semi overturned.

District Chief Matt McClain explains what caused the semi to overturn.

UPDATE @ 4:12 p.m.:

A semi-driver is said to have minor injuries after his truck turned on its side on the US-35 westbound ramp to I-75 north. 

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Matt McClain of the Dayton Fire Department says crews had to cut a small piece of the semi’s roof out in order to pull the driver out. 

McClain estimates the ramp will be shut down for at least two hours. The cause of the accident is still under investigation and it was determined that the driver was hauling non-hazardous insulation material. 

UPDATE @ 3:50 p.m.: 

The driver of a semi that overturned on the U.S. 35 ramps to Interstate 75 North has been extracted from the wreckage and was transported to Miami Valley Hospital. Officials said the driver is in stable condition. 

The crash continues to block both the U.S. 35 East and West ramps to Interstate 75. It is not known when the ramps might reopen. 

FIRST REPORT

A crash involving an overturned semi is blocking the U.S. 35 East and West ramps to Interstate 75 North in Dayton Tuesday afternoon. 

The crash was reported around 3:20 p.m.

Initial reports indicate the driver of the semi is trapped inside the cab and fire crews are working to rescue them. 

The condition of the driver was not immediately known. 

We have a crew on the scene and we’ll update this page as we learn more. 

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