Tractor Trailer Accident Shuts Down Route 250 Near Chermont


Crews are still currently cleaning up an accident that shut down Route 250 near Chermont Tuesday.

Officials reported the accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. when a tractor trailer driver failed to negotiate a right curve.

The truck rolled over and spilled its load on the roadway.

Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed the driver was not injured and the weather was not a factor in the accident.

The EPA was called in because 30 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto the roadway, but there is not a threat to the environment or nearby homes.

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