Crash involves 17 vehicles along I-71; minor injuries


Staff Report



MOUNT GILEAD — A wreck on southbound Interstate 71 Tuesday afternoon produced only minor injuries.

The Ohio Highway Patrol reported the crash at mile marker 141 around 4 p.m. closing the highway.

The left lane was open within an hour and all lanes were open by 5:45 p.m., according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

A total of 16 passenger vehicles and one commercial truck were involved. A passing snow squall was believed to be the cause.

No other details are available.

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Staff Report