Accident on bridge snarls traffic

PORTERFIELD Eastbound traffic on the Blennerhassett Island Bridge on U.S. 50 was disrupted this morning when a truck hauling pipe overturned on the on-ramp on the Ohio side, officials said.

The driver suffered minor injuries, but the load of pipe and diesel fuel spilled onto the road, officials said. The U.S. 50 eastbound ramp on the bridge was closed to traffic.

The Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department and the Ohio Highway Patrol responded. The accident happened around 10:15 a.m.

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