MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio – A tractor trailer rollover closed a portion of US 33 near the Ravenswood Bridge.
The call came in on April 18, 2018 at 11:50 p.m. of the rollover, according to Trooper Cunningham with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. A double trailer semi was traveling eastbound on US 33 towards the Ravenswood Bridge when the vehicle went off the side of the road. The semi struck a guardrail, went through the guardrail and rolled down the hillside.
The driver, Michael Lee Pruitt, 37, of Pickerington, Ohio was not transported by EMS and sustained no serious injuries. Pruitt was cited for failure to control, but was reported to have not been impaired.
In addition to the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Meigs EMS, Racine Fire Department responded to the scene as well. The Ohio Department of Transportation District 10 was on site assisting with the cleanup and traffic control as the road has been shut down since the crash. Red Rolling Garage was there with multiple vehicles and equipment to life the tractor trailer along with the two trailers from the embankment.
The scene has been cleared and the roadway is now open.