Rollover Victim is Ohio Highway Patrolman
Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2009 ; 11:29 AM | View Comments | Post Comment
Updated Wednesday, September 30, 2009 ; 01:17 PM
Investigators are now calling it a hit and run.
According to OHP, 30-year-old Martin Schmalzried is recovering at a local hospital after suffering several broken bones and lacerations.
OHP said two witnesses of the crash called last night to report that a second vehicle hauling a U-Haul trailer was involved and responsible for the crash.
Schmalzreid was eastbound on I-70 near Exit 213 when he lost control of his car.
After a dramatic roll-over, he ended up trapped in the car, upside-down, and on the wrong side of the highway, blocking all westbound traffic.