Motorcyclist dies in single-vehicle crash on southwest side

Traffic backed up on I-270 eastbound at U.S. 62 due to an overturned tractor-trailer. A separate crash on the ramp to U.S. 62 resulted in a fatality.

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–One person has died in an accident on the southwest side of Columbus.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a motorcyclist died in a single-vehicle crash on the ramp from eastbound I-270 to U.S. 62 at around 1:57 p.m. Wednesday.

The driver reportedly lost control on the ramp and crashed into the guardrail. He or she was not wearing a helmet.

A separate accident had traffic moving slowly on I-270 between U.S. 62 and I-71. The Ohio Department of Transportation says a tractor-trailer overturned on Wednesday afternoon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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