New details released from lengthy 33 closure


New details have been released regarding the accident that shut down 33 for several hours.

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports Delarcy Black, of Grove City, was driving his semi on 33, near the Route 68 exit, when he clipped a vehicle operated by Ernest Vehorn, of Botkins.

No one was injured, however, the semi’s fuel tank was damaged and gas spilled on the road.

The Logan County Hazmat team was called in.

As a result, both lanes were stopped just before 8 o’clock Thursday morning.

Bellefontaine Fire and ODOT assisted at the scene.

Vehorn’s vehicle suffered significant damage and was towed from the scene.

The eastbound lanes of Route 33 reopened around 12:30 p.m.

The highway was closed for approximately 5 hours.