Semi jackknifes on I-80

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A semi truck accident backed up traffic Saturday morning in Austintown.

The accident happened around 9 a.m. in the eastbound lane of Interstate 80 near the Austintown I-680 and Rotue 11 interchange.

The Ohio State Patrol said the semi driver was going too fast, lost control and hit a guardrail.

The truck was the only vehicle involved. The driver was cited for failure to control.

Diesel fuel spilled from the truck when it jackknifed across the road.



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