CINCINNATI — Update: The interstate reopened at about 8:30 a.m.
An overturned semi closed southbound Interstate 71 at about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to Cincinnati police.
The interstate is closed at the Lytle Tunnel; traffic is being diverted to Interstate 471.
First responders transported the driver to a hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of this semi was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries after it overturned on S I-71 (Ft. Washington Wy) near the tunnel. The truck is hauling bricks. pic.twitter.com/Anc307Ogy4
— Cincy Fire & EMS (@CincyFireEMS) January 8, 2019
On my way to work I came across this semi crash on Fort Washington Way. It must have just happened. I called 911 and stayed until help arrived for the trapped driver. We’re in good hands with @CincyPD and @CityOfCincy Fire Department. Thank you for all that you do. @WCPO pic.twitter.com/DiL3w862So
— Ally Kraemer (@AllyKraemer) January 8, 2019
WCPO will update this story.