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.
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.

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