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A tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 left the roadway and crashed this morning near Barstow Road.

The white 2008 Volvo tractor-trailer, driven by Ervand Akopyan, 48, of North Hollywood, Calif., was headed west on I-80 at 4:17 a.m. near milepost 5 when it left the roadway at the overpass at Barstow Road, drove down through the right hand side ditch and crashed into the embankment, Illinois State Police said.

Akopyan was transported to Illini Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The vehicle was loaded with refrigerated food products.

Illinois State Police, Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department, Bartsow, Silvis, and Colona fire departments, and Illini Hospital Ambulance, all responded to the scene.

All lanes of I-80 are open, however Barstow Road is closed at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

Quad-City Times​

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