Two accidents closed I-70 for hours
HANCOCK, Md. (DG)-Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Washington County.
The accident happened around 2:30 AM when a tractor trailer jack-knifed on I-70 eastbound in Hancock around Exit 3. A passenger car ran into the jack-knifed tractor trailer. A short time later, a second tractor trailer ran into the passenger car. The driver of the passenger car, Allen Kifer, 60, was killed.
Due to the back-up of the accident at Exit 3, another accident involving two tractor trailers occurred at Exit 1B.
I-70 eastbound in Hancock was closed for over 8-hours for the accident investigation.
By: Dianah Gibson