I-80 ramp reopens following semi rollover crash in Liberty

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Troopers said the driver hit the guardrail and the semi flipped over onto its side

LIBERTY TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A ramp that takes you onto Interstate 80 in Liberty Township has reopened following a semi crash Monday.

The ramp from SR 11 southbound to I-80 eastbound is now open.

The accident happened after 5 p.m. Monday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said 62-year-old William Blackmon, of Mississippi, was driving his semi on the ramp when he went onto the left shoulder.

Troopers said he hit the guardrail and the semi flipped over onto its side.

Blackmon was taken to the hospital but he was not seriously hurt.

The semi was carrying scrap metal, which spilled during the crash.

Police blocked the ramp so it could be cleaned up.

Blackmon was charged with failure to maintain reasonable control of his vehicle.

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