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September 22, 2004

Entrance Ramp US 422 @ SR306

Bainbridge Twp, Ohio


This MC307 overturned on the westbound entrance ramp from SR306 onto US422 in Bainbridge Township.


The tanker was leaking a 20%solution of sodium hydroxide, and the driver was trapped.


Bainbridge FD responded and extricated the driver who was Lifeflighted to the hospital.


The Hazmat Team responded and controlled the leak with encapsulated Level B PPE. The tanker was eventually drilled, offloaded and then uprighted.


The entire operation took about nine hours to complete.


Other response agencies included Geauga County Emergency Services, Ohio EPA and the Ohio PUCO.

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