Wooster accident could close SR-30 WB for 5 days

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State Route 30 westbound in Wooster is closed after a multiple-vehicle accident near Firestone road.

WOOSTER, Ohio -- State Route 30 westbound in Wooster could be closed up to 5 days after a multiple-vehicle accident near Firestone Road.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred around 4:15 p.m. Sunday when a semi-truck rear-ended a fuel tanker truck.

Both trucks caught on fire and fuel was spilled on the roadway.

OSHP says the fuel tanker driver, 27-year-old Kenneth Kesner of Canton, was able to exit his truck and is uninjured.

The semi-truck driver, 22-year-old William Nobach of Mount Pleasant, Michigan, was ejected from the vehicle and remains in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center.

ODOT, OSHP and multiple fire departments arrived on scene.

According to OSHP, the crash remains under investigation.

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