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Trucker Rescued From Overturned Semi Truck on Route 3 in Montville Township Ohio

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — It took crew members three hours to finally free a trucker whose big rig overturned on Wednesday, March 13 on Route 3 in Medina County after the tanker truck struck a farm tractor that was hauling hay. The tractor driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

A truck driver was trapped and had to be extricated by rescue crews after his semi truck crashed on Ohio State Rte 3 in Montville Township, OH on March 13, 2013. The semi truck was pulling a tanker trailer that was loaded with liquid asphalt.

A truck driver was trapped and had to be extricated by rescue crews after his semi truck crashed on Ohio State Rte 3 in Montville Township, OH on March 13, 2013. The semi truck was pulling a tanker trailer that was loaded with liquid asphalt.

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One Dead, Three Injured in Fiery Truck Accident in Ashland Ohio

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed that one person is dead and three people were injured in a fiery crash involving a semi truck, a pick-up truck and a house.

One person is dead after a crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 42 at Ohio 302 near Ashland, OH on October 16, 2012. Photo credit: Lou Whitmire / Mansfield News Journal

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Semi Truck Crashes, Overturns and Catches Fire on I-70 in Columbus Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH. — A semi truck traveling on the eastbound I-70 near downtown Columbus struck a median, rolled-over, setting the cab on fire.

A semi truck overturned and caught fire on the eastbound I-70 in Columbus, OH on August 13, 2012 shutting down traffic for hours. Photo credit: Fred Squillante / Columbus Dispatch

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Cleveland Ohio Man Dies After Crashing His Vehicle into Semi Truck in Fatal Accident

CLEVELAND, OH — Richard Kelley, 24, of Cleveland has died from injuries he sustained in an accident after the Dodge Charger he was driving collided with a semi truck on Tuesday morning, May 22.

The driver of a passenger car was killed when it crashed with a semi truck on Broadway Ave in Cleveland, OH on May 22, 2012.

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Two People Killed in Car / Semi Truck Accident Near Canton Ohio

MASSILLON, OH — Two people were killed on Friday, May 18, when a four-door sedan traveling eastbound on Lincoln Way struck a semi truck and became wedged under the tanker truck. The city of Massillon is about 8 miles west of Canton, Ohio.

Two people were killed in a semi truck accident where a sedan became wedged under a tanker trailer that had just delivered a load of pool water in Massillon, OH on May 18, 2012. Photo credit: Bob Rossiter /

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Fuel Spills on I-75 in Westchester Ohio Truck Accident

WEST CHESTER, OH – Thousands of gallons of fuel were spilled after a truck accident on an interstate in Butler County, Ohio. The driver of the semi was trying to avoid hitting another vehicle when it crashed on Interstate 75 near the ramp to Ohio State Highway 129. The incident happened near West Chester, on the far north edge of the Cincinnati metro region. The area of the truck accident is in the southwest corner of Ohio, about 123 miles southeast of Indianapolis, Indiana and about 39 miles north of Alexandria, Kentucky.

On Monday morning, January 10, a semi tanker truck was traveling south on Interstate 75. The tanker of the 18 wheeler was carrying approximately 9,100 gallons of fuel when the truck accident occurred. The driver of the semi tanker has not been identified, and it is not known where he was headed. ... Read More

Fiery Tanker Truck Accident Closes Ohio Road

CALIFORNIA, OH: A highway in Hamilton County, Ohio was closed for about six hours after a fiery tanker truck accident on Tuesday morning. The single vehicle rollover occurred on Interstate 275 near the juncture with Kellogg Road, in the neighborhood of California, in the Cincinnati metro region. The truck accident area is in the far southwest corner of the state near the border with Indiana and Kentucky, about 115 miles southwest of Columbus, OH and about 85 miles north of Lexington, KY.

On Tuesday morning, November 9, 33 year old truck driver Troy Hudson of Georgetown, OH was driving a tanker truck west on Interstate 275 through Hamilton County, OH. The tanker section of the truck was filled with a cargo of paving tar/blacktop sealant, which is used to repair road surfaces. One passenger was also in the tanker truck, identified as 32 year old Mike Kretching of Batavia, OH. The name of the trucking company that owns the tanker is not known however it is not believed to be a government vehicle.
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Truck Accident on Ohio Highway Creates HAZ-MAT Situation

ASHLAND COUNTY, OH – A truck accident Monday night, Oct 4, on an Ohio highway created a serious hazardous material situation when thousands of gallons of fuel spilled out onto the roadway. Two people were critically injured in the collision between the semi tanker and pick-up truck at the intersection of U.S. Highway 30 and Ohio State Route 511 in Ashland County, Ohio. The truck accident area is in the north-central section of the state, about 60 miles southwest of Akron, OH and about 78 miles northeast of Columbus, OH.

On Monday evening 59 year old Patrick Smith of Canfield, OH was driving a semi tanker truck west on U.S. Highway 30, traveling through Ashland County, OH. The tanker of the semi truck was filled with thousands of gallons of gasoline. ... Read More

Truck Accident Causes Haz-Mat Spill on Indiana I-74 Near Cincinnati OH

DEARBORN COUNTY, IN – A semi truck crashed Friday morning, September 3, spilling several gallons of a hazardous material next to a highway in Dearborn County, Indiana. The single truck incident happened near the border between Indiana and Ohio and for a time shut down all lanes on Interstate 74. The truck accident area is in the southeast section of the state, about 26 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio.

The truck accident occurred as the semi tanker moved through a construction zone near mile marker 159 on the interstate, close to the St. Peter overpass.

On Friday morning at about 7:30 a.m., 29 year old truck driver Andrzej Grela of Chicago, Illinois was driving a semi tanker truck east on Interstate 74 in Dearborn County, Indiana. The tanker truck was loaded with about 4,000 gallons of Phthalic Anhydride Molten, which is used to make polyester resins and dyes. It is a flammable material that reacts with water and can be potentially toxic if inhaled. The cargo of Phthalic Anhydride Molten was at a temperature of about 300 degrees which is normal when the material is being transported. ... Read More

Ohio Neighborhood Evacuated after Rollover Tanker Truck Accident

NEWBURY, OH – At about 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon, June 19, 52 year old Anthony Ward of Garfield Heights, Ohio was driving a 2007 Freightliner Columbia pulling a 2003 Heil gas tanker truck north on OH State Route 44 near the township of Newbury. The truck was carrying about 8,500 gallons of gasoline in its tanker. The truck had the logo of Source One Transportation, a gas transport company based in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania.

Local emergency personnel responded to the scene of the tanker truck accident and worked more than three hours to extricate the driver from his rig.

As the truck driver approached the juncture of SR 44 and Music Street he reportedly lost control of his rig as he attempted to negotiate a curve on the highway. The tanker truck went off balance and then flipped over onto its side. When the semi truck overturned it trapped the truck driver inside of his cab. ... Read More

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