Multiple Accidents On I-70 near Newark

Local News

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a series of accidents on Interstate 70 near Newark.

A Dispatcher with the Granville Post says the first accident was reported just before 4:00 Friday afternoon in the Westbound lanes near the State Route 13 exit.

It’s not clear how many vehicles were involved in that crash but one of the vehicles was a semi.

Authorities say about ten minutes later another accident in that same area was reported.

There’s no word on injuries.

Officials say heavy rains in the area at the time of the accidents may be to blame.