UNION TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A fatal crash involving two commercial vehicles on southbound I-275 in Union Township Wednesday evening shut down the road for several hours.
A tractor-trailer struck a box truck driven by 42-year-old Elder Ocampomejia. He was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the box truck was transported to UC hospital by medical helicopter with serious injuries.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to Bethesda North with minor injuries.
Alcohol and drugs were not believed to be a factor in the crash.