UPDATE: Two Crashes Close US 50 Near Cincy
By Mike Perleberg
Update posted at 7:44 a.m.:
Authorities report that U.S. 50 has reopened at the scene of the first crash involving an overturned tanker and a fuel spill.
The highway was closed at U.S. 50 near Delhi Pike in Sedamsville overnight due to a tanker that had overturned. The scene was cleared at about 7:30 a.m.
U.S. 50 eastbound remains closed at Ivanhoe Avenue in Sayler Park for a crash involving a semi and a passenger car. Fuel was also spilled in that crash.
Update posted at 7:12 a.m.:
As if one accident with a fuel spill wasn’t bad enough. A second crash has shut down another portion of U.S. 50 in Hamilton County.
The second accident, also reportedly involving a fuel leak from a semi, was reported at around 6:30 on U.S. 50 at Three Rivers Parkway and Ivanhoe Avenue in Sayler Park. That accident has closed the highway there.
Meanwhile, crews continue to clear the scene of a tanker truck crash that occurred late Monday night on U.S. 50 near Delhi Pike in Sedamsville.
Original story posted at 6:26 a.m.:
(Cincinnati, Oh.) – Commuters who take U.S. 50 to or from downtown Cincinnati’s west end may need to find another way Tuesday morning.
A semi crashed on the highway in Sedamsville overnight. The wreck reportedly involved the tanker truck overturning, causing the tank to leak about 1,500 gallons of fuel.
U.S. 50 is shut down at the crash scene between Delhi Pike and Steiner Avenue. Authorities were hoping to have the highway open by 8:00 a.m.
The driver of the truck reportedly suffered serious injuries.