Joe Cravens Killed; Six People Injured in Semi-Truck Accident on US-50 in Union Twp, OH

January 8, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Joe Cravens
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Ohio State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Cement truck lost control and overturned onto victims vehicle and trapped victim inside

Victims Transported To
University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Bethesda North Hopsital

What Happened

Ohio State Highway Patrol officials released the name of the driver killed in a multi-vehicle accident in US-50 in Union Twp, OH on January 8th, 2019. 66-year-old Joe Cravens was killed when a cement truck lost control and overturned onto his vehicle, pinning himself. Cravens was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. Six others were hospitalized with minor injuries.

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