Clark County crash disrupts I-70 traffic

A crash reported about 2:30 p.m. Monday on Interstate 70 eastbound in eastern Clark County has disrupted traffic.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said the crash happened beyond Ohio 54 and said to expect lane closures on I-70 eastbound beyond Ohio 54 because of the crash. By 3:50 p.m., two of the three lanes had opened, with just the left lane remaining closed, according to ODOT.

Traffic had been backed up about 3 miles earlier.

According to preliminary emergency radio traffic, a tractor-trailer rig struck other vehicles.

At least one patient was receiving care from emergency personnel, and liquid was spilling from the tractor-trailer, first responders said in scanner traffic.