Huron/Williams Road Re-Opened After Semi Strike Bridge and Overturns
HURON - NOVEMBER 14, 2022 - The Huron/ Williams Road is now opened following a semi-that struck a bridge in the 2100 block just north of Clarks Ferry Road. The semi- then overturned trapping the driver of the semi. The road was reopened just before 5:30 p.m. Monday night.
Diesel fuel and corn was spilled over the roadway.
The accident happened around at 9:34 a.m. this morning. Jacksons Heavy Haul was contacted to help upright and clean up this morning.
The Lawrence County Highway just recently replaced the bridge, and the guard rail was damaged in the mishap.
Charles Cessna, 68, Mitchell, was transported to IU Health Bedford, hospital non-emergent from the scene of the accident. A second patient complaining of chest pain did not want transported to the hospital.
Original story: One person was transported to the hospital after a semi-overturned in the 2100 block of Huron/Williams Road. The person was transported to IU Health Bedford with non-emergent from the scene.
Huron/Williams Road will be closed for several hours after a semi-overturned in the 2100 block near Clarks Ferry Road
The call reporting the accident came in at 9:33 a.m. Monday morning with emergency personnel from Bedford Fire Department, Huron Volunteer Fire Department, Indian Creek Township Volunteer Fire Department, Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department, IU Lifeline Orange County Ambulance, Seals Ambulance, and Lawrence County Sheriff's Department dispatched to the incident.
The driver was initially reported as trapped in the semi.
Firefighters from the Huron and Indian Creek Volunteer Fire Department have the roadway closed at Port Williams Road and Clarks Ferry Road while the diesel fuel and corn that spilled on to the roadway will be cleaned up.
The driver was unsure of what caused him to lose control and overturn.
Lawrence County Sheriff's Department is investigating the accident.