Impaired Semi Driver Arrested After Crash On I-70

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – Around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday (12/04/19) morning Indiana State Police and Vigo County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a semi rollover on Interstate 70 westbound near the one-mile marker.

Troopers say that a semi-truck driven by 51-year-old William W. Woods of Dayton, Ohio, went off the right side of road and that Woods over-corrected, causing the tractor-trailer to roll onto the driver’s side and into the ditch.

Police say that Woods displayed signs of impairment and was under the influence of a controlled substance.  He was taken to Regional Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.  Once cleared medically, Woods was arrested and taken to the Vigo County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

Interstate 70 westbound, was reduced down to one lane at the one-mile marker for approximately three hours while the accident scene was being cleaned.