Semi rollover on I-79 Southbound closes ramp and portions of West 12th Street

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A semi rollover on I-79 Southbound has caused the West 12th Street ramp along with portions of West 12th Street to temporarily close.

Calls for this rollover came in at around 11:50 a.m. while crews arrived at the scene around noon.

Emergycare along with Erie Fire Department and Pennsylvania State Police responded to the scene.

The truck driver was not severely injured and no other drives were involved.

City of Erie Fire Department officials said that it took hours to get a towing company to remove the truck from the scene, especially since the truck was carrying heavy aluminum wheels.

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