Pickup truck crash briefly closes I-70 ramp

no one injured

September 15, 2011
  • The ramp from southbound Md. 65 (Sharpsburg Pike) to eastbound Interstate 70 was closed Thursday morning following an accident involving a pickup truck.
By Caleb Calhoun/Mobile Journalist

HAGERSTOWN — A Ford pickup truck spun out of control and hit the guardrail on the right side of the ramp from Sharpsburg Pike onto eastbound Interstate 70 Thursday morning, Trooper W. Talbert of the Maryland State Police said.

Nobody was injured, according to Talbert.

Police responded to the accident at 8:14 a.m. and blocked off the ramp upon arriving on the scene.

The Maryland State Police and a firetruck from the Funkstown Volunteer Fire Co. were on the scene.

The road reopened at 8:45 a.m. after the pickup truck was towed away and police cleared the scene.

— Caleb Calhoun/Mobile Journalist

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