Accident involving 2 semi trucks on I-71 cleared

WILMINGTON, OH (FOX19) - An accident involving two semi trucks has been cleared from Interstate 71 at the Jeremiah Morrow Bridge on Monday afternoon.

The accident occurred around noon at the 39 milemarker on the southbound side. The accident blocked both lanes for almost an hour.

Police say traffic was already slow in the area due to construction on the bridge when the driver of one semi truck rear ended another semi truck. The impact caused the cab of the rear truck to become detached.

Both drivers suffered minor injuries.

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