I-70 Crash: Driver hits patch of ice, causing multi-vehicle crash on E I-70

UPDATE @4:02 p.m.

A pickup driver hit a patch of ice on Interstate 70, causing a multiple-vehicle crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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A green Ford pickup was merging onto eastbound I-70 from U.S. 40 and hit a patch of ice, sending the pickup across the highway and into a white pickup truck. The white pickup truck then hit a semi-tractor trailer.

The left lane remains closed.

UPDATE @3:55 a.m.

The center and right lanes of eastbound I-70 have reopened following a muli-vehicle crash.

The left lane will remain shut down.

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Three vehicle were involved, including two pickup trucks and one semi-tractor trailer. Two people suffered injuries considered non-life threatening.

Traffic remains backed up for several miles.


Eastbound Interstate 70 is closed in Clark County as crews investigate a multi-vehicle crash.

The crash was reported around 3:15 p.m. in the eastbound lanes near U.S. 40 in Clark County. The crash reportedly involves multiple vehicles, including semi-tractor trailers.

Minor injuries have been reported.

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