Trucks wreck in separate accidents on U.S. 30


MIDDLE POINT — Two separate accidents Wednesday in the eastbound construction zone on U.S. 30 between Van Wert and Middle Point involved commercial vehicles that left the roadway.

The first accident, at 4 a.m., involved a tractor trailer rig. For an unknown reason, the driver of the truck went off the right side of the road and ended up in a creek just east of Hoaglin Center Road.

The driver was taken to St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima with minor injuries.

At 4:30 p.m., a tanker hauling raw milk went off the road and overturned, spilling some of the milk. The driver of that vehicle was not hurt. That accident happened just west of Hoaglin Center Road.

Both accidents are being investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Van Wert post.

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