Sgt. Merrill Thompson of OSHP said the pickup driver rear-ended the semi-tractor trailer, according to preliminary investigation. The pickup driver, Robert McGill, 25, of Urbana, will be cited in the crash. He was not wearing a seat belt, the investigation showed.
The semi driver, Omar Ahmed, 35, of Faribault, Minnesota, was not injured.The left two lanes of I-70 west have reopened west of U.S. 68 in Clark County following a crash involving a pickup truck and a semi. The driver of the pickup truck was transported by a medical helicopter to Miami Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
State troopers shut down the westbound lanes of the highway to allow for the medical helicopter to land and transport the patient. All lanes of I-70 west are shut down in Clark County near U.S. 68 due to a crash Tuesday morning. Emergency crews first responded to westbound I-70, west of U.S. 68 around 8:15 a.m. on reports of a crash involving a pickup truck and a semi.
Initial reports indicate the pickup truck crashed into the back of a trailer and a medical helicopter has been requested to the scene. Additional details were not available.