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There are 135 comments on the 10TV WBNS story from Feb 15, 2010, titled Dozens Of Vehicles In Crash Along I-71 | WBNS-10TV, Central Ohi.... In it, 10TV WBNS reports that:

The southbound lanes of Interstate 71 are slowly moving in Delaware County after state troopers said a crash occurred on Monday afternoon involving dozens of vehicles.

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So sad

Westerville, OH

#127 Feb 15, 2010
This is why you always keep your tank full in this kind of weather...

Cape Coral, FL

#128 Feb 15, 2010
My daughter is at mm173 and it is up to two lanes moving nicely. 9:56pm

Galion, OH

#129 Feb 15, 2010
My son and I left Grove City today at 11:45 and didn't get home (morrow county) until 4:00! As we kept driving north on 71,the more accidents we seen. We only seen ONE ODot truck in 4 hours, I couldn't believe it!! One other thing I could'nt believe, a van from NY flew past us and came very close to hitting the EMTs that were loading people in a ambulance!!! What do people think? All of us are going somewhere, so slow down, we all want to get there too!!!! Thanks to all the EMTS,Medics,and Firefighters for what you do!!

Saint Paris, OH

#130 Feb 15, 2010
Since my last post at 9:30 my friend has only moved the distance of two cars. He is at mile marker 143. Why is traffic not moving? Has the accident been cleared? Does anyone know when they expect to get traffic up and going again?
Dudes in a Cavalier

Frisco, TX

#131 Feb 15, 2010
Southbound is still slow. Crawling slowly between sr 61 and 36. Definitely going to try our luck in Delaware rather than continue down this mess.

Ridgeway, OH

#132 Feb 15, 2010
Sharla wrote:
The traffic was NOT diverted where it should have been. The State Route 61 exit near Marengo should have been shut down. Cars were entering the on ramp, turning around on the interstate, driving the wrong way on the interstate and back up the on ramp. There was not a Sherrif's car or state highway patrol car or anything there to keep cars from entering the on ramp. Traffic was not being diverted off there or at the Mt. Gilead exit further north. Traffic was backed up from the Delaware exit clear to the Galion/Marengo exit on SR 61.
rt, 61 is the mt.gilead exit...
Logical Buckeye

Delaware, OH

#135 Feb 15, 2010
^The Marion/Mt Gilead exit is Route 95 not 61.
Irritated Driver

Columbus, OH

#136 Feb 15, 2010
Go get another GED trucker. Nice language. Maybe pick up your associate's along the way.

Portsmouth, OH

#137 Feb 15, 2010
I turned the wrong way (north in southbound lanes)to get to the turnaround so I could go back north. (traffic was stopped and had been for about an hour) I really had to go poop and I couldn't hold it any longer. And I was gonna be damned before I crapped on the side of the freeway with a thousand people watching. But I wanted to say sorry.

Ottawa, OH

#138 Feb 15, 2010
My daughter is on I-71,phone is dying and running out of gas. Can anyone tell if traffic is moving?
survior 40 car pile up

Lewis Center, OH

#139 Feb 15, 2010
I want to say the semi have to 500 feet stopping distant and if something happens in front of them they can't also stopped in time. The two semi that were part of my section of the pile up tried their best to make the accident as less of damaged as possible. The one semi ended up turned on it's side instead of hitting me full force in the rear. Our part started with a car spinning out on the on ramp from SR 36/37 to I-71. It took about three hours for the one highway patrol officer to take the report and get tow trucks for the cars and semis that needed towed. I'm very grateful to the one semi driver who gave me a long sleeved shirt to wear since I was soaked. I'm glad no one was seriously injuried in this mess.
Word to your mother

Cedarville, OH

#140 Feb 16, 2010
Do you guys know what salt is? If you know the storm is coming SALT THE ROAD!!!!!!!!!! Instead of trying to go cheap with salt you spend more money in paying officers in overtime on route I 71! Common guys use your brains please!!!! pretty please!!!!!!
Word to your mother

Cedarville, OH

#141 Feb 16, 2010
Yo Mom calm down the traffic is moving! lol
Jon H

Columbus, OH

#142 Feb 16, 2010
I assume a trucker caused this?

Warren, OH

#144 Dec 23, 2012
140 mile marker I 71 north bound on bridge something wrong with the road im a truck driver it throws
my truck almost off the road

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