ENON,Ohio (WDTN) – Troopers are investigating after a semi flipped on I-70 Saturday afternoon.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a semi was traveling eastbound on I-70 around 5:30 p.m. when the driver veered off the road in a construction zone, over-corrected, lost control, and slammed into a cement construction barrier.
The semi-tractor trailer overturned onto its side and came to a rest across the eastbound lanes.
The driver was identified as 60-year-old Jerry Conklin of Springfield. He was taken to Springfield Medical Regional Hospital where he was treated an released.
Conklin was cited for failure to maintain reasonable control.
The semi-tractor trailer was towed from the scene.
The eastbound lanes of I-70 were totally shut down for about three hours.