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Truck drivers suffer minor injuries in serious Ohio Turnpike crash

Emil Whitis • Oct 24, 2012 at 6:15 PM

According to troopers, a 2007 Volvo semi driven east by Andreii Opryshkov, 24, of Chicago, slammed into the back of a UPS truck, also eastbound, at about 2:15 p.m.

On impact, Opryshkov's cab was ripped from the truck frame. He suffered a cut to his face but was otherwise uninjured and refused medical help.

UPS truck driver, William Franklin, 62, was taken by ambulance to Fisher-Titus Medical Center for back and neck pain.

All three eastbound turnpike lanes were shut down for about two hours.

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