1 injured during crash, truck fire on I-71 N, OSHP says

Crash shuts down I-71 N from Medina to Wayne counties
Crash shuts down I-71 N from Medina to Wayne counties(Medina County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Dec. 30, 2022 at 8:35 PM EST
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MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - One person was injured from a crash and truck fire on I-71 North on Friday night, according to OSHP officials.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. near SR-83, officials said.

A commercial truck was struck a 2008 Toyota Camry while traveling northbound, officials said. The Camry was traveling in the same direction.

The truck then was forced off the road and struck a guardrail and a traffic sign, OSHP said. The truck then caught fire due to the crash.

Crash shuts down I-71 N from Medina to Wayne counties
Crash shuts down I-71 N from Medina to Wayne counties(Medina County Sheriff's Office)

The driver of the box truck, a 38-year-old man, was transported to Lodi Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, OSHP said.

The driver of the Camry, a 22-year-old woman, was cited for the crash.

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