A 56-year-old Ohio man died from injuries sustained when his semi truck overturned on early Thursday morning. According to sheriff's deputies, the truck driver was traveling on I-75 around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday when his tractor-trailer veered off the roadway, went over a ravine and flipped on its side.
Most highways have that one particular spot of the road that is more susceptible to accidents. It doesn't matter how well-known the tight curve or treacherous stretch is, it still manages to be a frequent crash site. That particular stretch of Ohio 550 - outside Marietta, Ohio, near Goodfellows Park Lake - once again found itself the site of a truck accident last week.
Two men were injured in a truck accident on Ohio 129 on Sunday morning, according to new reports. The two men were injured when a truck delivering furniture hit an unoccupied vehicle. Reports detail that the driver of the delivery truck was headed westbound about 2 miles west of Interstate 75 when he struck a disabled Chevrolet Astro Van. The truck then hit a retaining wall and briefly caught fire at approximately 10:25 a.m. on Sunday. West Chester Twp. fire crews were able to extinguish the small fire following the crash.
According to local news reports, an infant was critically injured in a hit-and-run truck accident in Dayton over the weekend. Reports detail that an 11-month-old baby is currently in critical condition after the truck accident. The truck accident occurred at Harvard and Philadelphia, when the driver of a semi truck noticed a police cruiser was following the truck which led the driver to take off.
According to local news reports, the Ohio Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a fatal truck accident in Woodville around 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning near U.S. 20 near Lime Road. Ohio Highway Patrol detail that the fatal truck accident involved a pickup truck and a semi truck. Local reports expressed that the accident occurred when a 27-year-old motorist driving a Chevy Avalanche crossed over the center line of the highway while traveling west of U.S. 20. As a result, the Avalanche struck an oncoming semi, head-on. The man driving the Chevy truck was pronounced dead at the scene after sustaining fatal injuries in the truck accident.
As this winter's historic blizzard continues to blanket the U.S. with snow, Authorities in many states are having a hard time keeping up with car and truck accidents on U.S. roadways. Local Ohio news reports detail that authorities were very busy recently trying to keep up with accidents on Interstate 75 in northwest Ohio, which was shut down as of yesterday in several spots. Ohio State Highway Patrol expressed that a truck accident left all lanes of southbound I-75 traffic to be blocked just south of Lima. Reports also detailed that another big accident closed a highway north of Lima overnight as well.