Traffic alert: Semi accident causes backup on I-71 in Ashland

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ASHLAND, Ohio– The Ashland Post of the Ohio State Patrol is investigating a crash that closed both the north and southbound lanes on I-71 near milemarker 183.

The accident happened just after 12:00 p.m. Tuesday. One semi rolled over in the median. Troopers and firefighters are on scene checking for gas leaks and cleaning up.

Thankfully, no one was seriously injured. Both lanes have since reopened.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.