Pedestrian struck by commercial vehicle on I-71 in Medina County

Crash scene on I-71
Crash scene on I-71(Source: WOIO)
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 11:10 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 3:28 PM EDT
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MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - A stretch of I-71 in Medina County was blocked for several hours Wednesday morning after a woman was run over by a tractor-trailer.

The crash was reported before 8 a.m. on I-71 north after State Route 3, according to an official with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).

The victim’s car, a Hyundai Accent, was found parked off of the right side of the road, near where the accident happened, said Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers.

According to troopers, witnesses told them the woman was seen walking southbound in the northbound lanes, away from the Hyundai, when she was truck.

EMS transported her to a local hospital, where she is being treated for serious injuries, said troopers.

Her name is not being released at this time and troopers said the accident remains under investigation.

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