Roll over accident traps driver inside

Roll over accident traps driver inside

STREETSBORO, OH (WOIO) - The Streetsboro Fire Department was called to a roll over motor vehicle crash Wednesday evening and the driver of one of the semi was trapped inside his car.

The accident, on the Ohio Turnpike at the west bound 187 off ramp, involved a tractor-trailer.

When crews found a tractor-trailer on its side with the driver trapped inside. Luckily the driver was conscious and able to talk to EMS.

100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a ruptured saddle tank on the truck. All spilled fuel was contained in the area of the crash by the fire crew and Interstate Towing.

The driver, a 41-year-old man from Illinois, suffered traumatic injuries to his upper extremities and torso. He was flown by Metro Life Flight to Akron City Hospital.

His condition is not known.

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