Southbound Interstate 71 reopens near Lytle Tunnel after overturned semi blocks it for hours

Crash also impacted Columbia Parkway, I-471

CINCINNATI -- Southbound Interstate 71 was closed for six hours near the Lytle Tunnel after a semitractor-trailer overturned on the sharp curve heading onto Fort Washington Way Tuesday morning.

Traffic from westbound Columbia Parkway and Interstate 471 was also backing up as a result of the crash, which occurred at about 6:30 a.m. The highway reopened at about 12:30 p.m.

Check current conditions on WCPO's Traffic page here.

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