Daniel Gardner Killed in Accident at I-280 in Lake Township, OH

January 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Daniel Gardner
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-280, Northwood, Lake Township, OH, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Ohio State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tires detached from a truck and struck another vehicle

What Happened

Ohio State Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-280 in Lake Township, OH on January 17th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer lost set of dual tires on an axle under unclear circumstances. The tires traveled through a center median and hit a second truck headed northbound. The driver of the second truck, identified as 69-year-old Daniel Gardner, was killed in the collision. The first truck involved reportedly died not remain at the scene. Additional details were not available.

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