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Rumpke truck overturns on Colerain Ave. ramp

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -- The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office responded to a truck accident on the exit ramp from Interstate 275 to US 27 Thursday afternoon.

A short time before 2:00pm, a Rumpke garbage truck, driven by 50-year-old Maurice Craig, was traveling east on I-275.As he entered the ramp onto US 27, Craig failed to maintain control, causing the truck to drive off the side of the road. Craig then overcorrected and overturned the truck onto its side, dumping garbage all over the roadway.

Officials say the driver was transported to mercy Fairfield Hospital for examination, but does not appear that he suffered any serious injuries.

Craig was cited for Failure to Maintain Reasonable Control.

The ramp was closed because of all of the garbage in the road. Rumpke has sent crews to the area and hope to have the ramp cleaned up before rush hour traffic.

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