Tractor-trailer crash on I-70 eastbound sends 1 to hospital, interstate now open

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — One man was sent to the hospital following a tractor-trailer crash on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 just west of Clear Spring, Maryland.

Maryland State Police say the crash occurred around mile marker 15 shortly after 8 a.m. on Wednesday. The lanes were closed until about 5:30 p.m.

On scene of tractor-trailer crash on I-70 EB at 15 mile marker, just west of Clear Spring. Maryland State Police on scene, traffic is moving but slowly.Detour at Exit 9, Indian Springs. #MDTRAFFIC

Posted by Thao Ta WDVM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The investigation determined the tractor-trailer, which was carrying dried goods, drifted over onto the shoulder and struck a vehicle.

Traffic was being routed onto Exit 9 in Indian Springs.

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