One Dead in Rollover Accident on I-70


Published 01/07 2014 07:10AM

Updated 01/07 2014 11:34AM

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. - One person is dead after a serious accident on Interstate-70 eastbound late Monday night. 

Troopers with the Maryland State Police Frederick barrack responded to the single-vehicle accident just east of Monument Road.

Investigators determined that a truck pulling a flatbed trailer lost control and went off the roadway.

The tractor trailer rolled over, trapping the driver inside. 

State police say the driver was pronounced dead on scene.

Interstate-70 eastbound was closed for several hours. The roadway finally reopened at 4 a.m. Monday morning.

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