Multiple Vehicle Accident On Route 7

At least 3 people were injured following a accident on Ohio Route 7 Friday morning.

The accident happened just north of Eramet in the northbound lanes.

Authorities say that five vehicles were involved in the accident.

It happened when a Ford pickup struck from behind one of four other vehicles stopped for a train at the railroad tracks.

Its driver, Ray Wiblin of Belpre, was not injured in the crash...but was cited for failure to assure clear distance.

Three people were taken to an area hospital, for what were reported to be minor injuries.

Stay tuned to WTAP-TV and WTAP.COM for further updates on the accident as they become available.


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