Truck flips spilling scrap metal on I-470 east, causing delays
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio —
Traffic was backed up for miles on Interstate 470 eastbound today after a truck flipped on its side.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Stephen Shepard, of Woodsfield, was traveling on the Route 7 on-ramp to 470 eastbound when his load shifted, causing the truck to overturn on its side, spilling scrap metal all over the road.
The driver had minor injuries, refusing treatment at the scene.
He was cited for failure to control.