You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.

X

Welcome to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

I-70 traffic slowed by accident, vehicle fire


An accident on I-70 east and a vehicle fire worked to bring interstate traffic to a crawl Thursday afternoon.

Scott Bevill, 39, believed to be of Normal, Ill., suffered non life-threatening injuries when his motorcycle rear-ended a white panel van, Ohio Highway Patrol Sgt. Erika Englund said.

He was treated and released from Springfield Memorial Medical Center and cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance, Englund said. The van, which bore no license plates, left the scene, she said.

The second incident involved a fire that destroyed a pickup truck and the flatbed trailer it was towing.

The driver told troopers he pulled off the interstate when his truck began to smoke. Neither he nor his two passengers were injured. Their names were not released.

Both incidents were reported at roughly the same time, just after 3 p.m. They were not connected, Englund said.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Community News

‘I thought it would be easier’: What they are saying about President Trump’s comment
‘I thought it would be easier’: What they are saying about President Trump’s comment

President Donald Trump told reporters on the eve of his 100th day in office that the job of leader of the free world is harder than he imagined it would be. Trump, speaking to reporters from Reuters and The Washington Post said he misses the things he could do before becoming president, like driving himself and having private time. “I love my...
ODNR grants extension to comment on Clark County gravel pit request
ODNR grants extension to comment on Clark County gravel pit request

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is giving citizens another month to comment on Enon Sand and Gravel pit plans to expand its mining operation. “Due to public interest, the date for public comments to be accepted was changed from April 21 to Monday, May 22, according to ODNR. Enon Sand and Gravel wants to mine about 60 feet deeper on parts...
Clark County health commissioner: Get screened — and save your life
Clark County health commissioner: Get screened — and save your life

I saved my life today. Well, not all by myself. I had help from many people. Dr. Alan Gabbard, his staff, and the helpful staff at the Springfield Regional Outpatient Center made my thoughts into reality. Let me start at the beginning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends: “Regular screening, beginning at age 50, is the key...
Clark County: Beyond the first 100 days
Clark County: Beyond the first 100 days

It’s hard to believe that Commissioners Richard L. Lohnes, Lowell R. McGlothin and I have been serving together as Clark County Commissioners for 100 days. It can be easy to get caught up in the day-to-day management, such as contracts, copies and budget approvals, but — while we have to assure those things are done responsibly —...
Clark County Municipal Court cases
Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Lakesha L. Bradford, 35, of 1901 Michigan Ave., wrongful entrustment, guilty, six months driver’s license suspension, fined $100. Shawnda Lee Cochran, 27, of 1126 Rodgers Dr., assault, dismissed. Leonard Crank, 23, of New Carlisle, OVI amended to physical control, guilty, 180 days jail with 170 days suspended...
More Stories