Driver crashes trying to avoid groundhog on I-75 in Harrison Township

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – A single car crash backs up traffic on Interstate 75 in Harrison Township.

It happened just before 3:00 p.m. Sunday

Police at the scene say the driver was heading north on I-75 near Needmore Road when she tried to avoid hitting a groundhog in the road causing her car to flip. The woman wasn’t hurt. Officers say she was wearing her seat belt. The groundhog was unharmed.

Two lanes were blocked while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash remains is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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