Stranded on the highway? Here's what to do

Feb 08, 2018
Motorists drive by orange barrels Monday, April 7, 2007 near the Ohio 129 on ramp to Interstate 75 in Westchester township in Butler County. Police have begun stepping up patrols in the construction areas of I-75. Staff photo by Gary Stelzer

A Kettering woman was injured this week after two separate vehicles struck her on Interstate 70 while she was on foot, reportedly running across the highway with a gas can in her hand. 

Here’s what to do if you find yourself stranded on the side of a road or interstate:

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“If you do exit the car, walk in safe places. An interstate or highway is not a safe place to walk. Crossing an interstate or highway is never a good idea. Traffic is traveling at a high rate of speed,” according to AAA Miami Valley & Northwest Ohio.

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Source: AAA, others