COLUMBUS, Ohio — One person is dead after a crash involving a semitractor-trailer on Interstate 270 on the east side of Columbus Wednesday afternoon.
The Columbus Division of Police said the crash happened just after 3 p.m. near East Livingston Avenue.
Police said a Freightliner semitractor-trailer was stopped in traffic in the southbound lanes of I-270 when a Chevrolet Malibu failed to stop and ran into the back of the trailer.
The driver of the Malibu was pronounced dead at the scene. The semitractor-trailer was not injured.
This is the 52nd motor vehicle crash fatality in Columbus this year. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.