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UPDATE: State Route 93 near Ironton, Ohio Reopens After Accident

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 10/18/13 @ 5:10 p.m.
IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- State Route 93 is back open after a crash involving a tractor trailer and a Jeep.

The crash happened about 10:30 Friday morning two miles out of Ironton.

Captain Jay Sherman with the Coal Grove Fire Department tells WSAZ.com the semi and the Jeep were both traveling in the southbound lanes, when the Jeep crossed into the truck's lane, causing a crash.

The semi, filled with scrap metal, overturned in the southbound lanes.

The driver of the semi received minor injuries, and was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.



ORIGINAL STORY 10/18/13
IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A crash involving a tractor trailer and a Jeep has closed down two lanes of State Route 93.

The crash happened about 10:30 Friday morning two miles out of Ironton.

Captain Jay Sherman with the Coal Grove Fire Department tells WSAZ.com the semi and the Jeep were both traveling in the southbound lanes, when the Jeep crossed into the truck's lane, causing a crash.

The semi, filled with scrap metal, overturned in the southbound lanes.

The driver of the semi received minor injuries, and was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.

The southbound lanes remain closed Friday afternoon. Sherman tells WSAZ.com traffic is going in both directions in the northbound lanes.

The fire department asks for drivers to use State Route 141 as an alternate until the crash is cleaned up.

No word when the southbound lanes will reopen.

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