October 22, 2014

Medina
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Beer truck crash closes highway

LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE A collision between two semi trucks on Friday morning left hundreds of beer bottles scattered across the roadway on I-71 South in Westfield Township just south of I-76. The left lane remained closed through the afternoon as crews tried to clean up the mess. Neither truck driver was injuried. The lost beer belonged to the Akron-based Thirsty Dog brewing company, and happened to fall on International Beer Day, a celebration of local beers and breweries thoughout the world that encourages people to try new and local beers.

LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE
A collision between two semi trucks on Friday morning left hundreds of beer bottles scattered across the roadway on I-71 South in Westfield Township just south of I-76. The left lane remained closed through the afternoon as crews tried to clean up the mess. Neither truck driver was injuried. The lost beer belonged to the Akron-based Thirsty Dog brewing company, and happened to fall on International Beer Day, a celebration of local beers and breweries thoughout the world that encourages people to try new and local beers.

A collision between two semi trucks about 4:20 a.m. Friday left hundreds of beer bottles scattered across the roadway on Interstate 71 south in Westfield Township just south of Interstate 76. The left lane remained closed until the afternoon as crews tried to clean up the mess. Neither truck driver was injured. The lost beer belonged to Akron-based Thirsty Dog brewing company. Coincidentally, the crash happened on International Beer Day, a celebration of local beers and breweries throughout the world.


  • Buffalo

    Alcohol abuse!