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Ohio truck driver injured in Clarion County I-80 crash

Beaver Township, PA – An Ohio man was injured in Clarion County crash.

The driver, 43-year-old Christopher Newland from Leesburg, OH, had been driving his Freightliner tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 near mile marker 53 in Beaver Township on Sunday morning.

He tried to avoid another crash ahead on the wet, snow-covered roadway but lost control and jack-knifed.

The tractor-trailer slid off of the roadway and struck a ditch and an embankment.

Newland was taken to Clarion Hospital with injuries of unknown severity.

He had been wearing a seat belt.

Click Here to read the online police report.