Tractor-Trailer Driver Distracted While Reading Map, Rolls Vehicle on I-80

| June 22, 2015

tractor trailer 1CLINTONVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department was called to a rollover crash that occurred on Sunday night on Interstate 80 at mile marker 34.5, near Clintonville exit, in Venango County.

According to Clintonville Volunteer Fire Chief Gerry Rea, a tractor-trailer crashed eastbound on I-80 around 9:30 p.m. on June 21.

Chief Rea told exploreVenango.com that the driver of the truck was trying to read a map, went off the road, and rolled over.

The tractor-trailer was hauling reams of copying paper weighing approximately 45,000 pounds.

There were no injuries.

Emlenton Ambulance was on the scene, but the driver was not transported.

Franklin-based State Police and Hovis Towing were also on the scene.

No other information was available.


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