Tractor Trailer Crash Tues. Closed Eastbound I-70 Near Washington County Line

The Driver was medivaced.


Myersville, Md (KM) Eastbound Interstate 70 near the rest area just east of the Washington County line was closed for about two hours following a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning.

State Police say a tractor trailer ran off the roadway and struck some trees before coming to rest. The driver was trapped for 90-minutes before being rescued and medivaced.

That stretch of eastbound I-70 was closed for about two hours while rescue and recovery operations took place. During that time, traffic was detoured to Route 66, and then to Route 40 . Westbound traffic was unaffected by the Crash, according to State Police

Eastbound I-70 was reopened by 12-noon.


By Kevin McManus