FINDLAY, AG (WLIO) – A truck driver was seriously injured after his vehicle overturned on I-75 earlier Wednesday afternoon.
About 11 a.m., Joshua Jordan, 40, of Toledo, was driving north on I-75 south of Findlay when he lost control of his Freightliner. He went off the left side of the interstate, hit the median and overturned the vehicle. Jordan was freed from the vehicle and taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The tank trailer he was pulling contained hazardous materials and there was a spill, but the Hancock County EMA cleaned up the area. The accident is still under investigation.
Press release from Ohio State Highway Patrol: findlay – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the rollover injury accident with the Findlay Post. The accident occurred on May 17, 2023 at approximately 10:59 a.m. on Interstate 75 near pole 154. The accident occurred south of Findlay in Liberty Township, Hancock County.
Joshua D. Jordan, 40, of Toledo, Ohio, was driving a 2019 Freightliner. The truck was pulling a tank trailer with dangerous cargo. He was driving north on IR 75 when he lost control of his vehicle and went off the left side of the road. After the car went off the road, it ran into the lane and overturned. Mr. Jordan was extricated from the vehicle with serious injuries and taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital.
Northbound Interstate 75 was restricted to one lane for three and a half hours. After that, the carriageway was reopened.
Liberty Township Fire, Findlay Fire, Hanco EMS, Hancock County EMA, Flag City Towing and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio assisted the patrol at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation.
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