2 injured after articulated lorry crossed the median on I-71 near Lebanon

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Two people were injured when a trailer truck crossed a median on Interstate 71 near Lebanon on Tuesday, causing damage and debris. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the truck was traveling south on I-71 when the driver drove over the median and hit several trees directly to the north of State Route 48. The truck then turned upside down on the northbound lanes, causing several Trees hit vehicles. The truck then drove back into the median and hit the trees again. A 27-year-old woman drove at the wheel on I-71 North, she was hit by the trees, causing her to hit the median and overturn, soldiers said. A 55-year-old man also drove north and was also hit by trees and debris. The truck driver was taken to Bethesda North Hospital, where he was treated and released. The 27-year-old woman was airlifted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. Her condition is currently unknown. The 55-year-old man was not injured in the crash, OSHP said. I-71 was closed for about three hours. The police are still investigating.

Two people were injured when a trailer truck crossed a median on Interstate 71 near Lebanon on Tuesday, causing damage and debris.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, the truck was traveling south on I-71 when the driver drove over the median and encountered several trees north of State Route 48. The articulated lorry then headed upside down in the northbound lanes, causing vehicles to hit several trees.

The truck then drove back into the median and hit the trees again.

A 27-year-old woman traveling north on I-71 was hit by the trees, crashing into the median and overturning, soldiers said. A 55-year-old man also drove north and was also hit by trees and debris.

The truck driver was taken to Bethesda North Hospital for treatment and discharge. The 27-year-old woman was airlifted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. Her condition is currently unknown.

The 55-year-old was not injured in the crash, OSHP said.

I-71 was closed for about three hours. The police are still investigating.


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