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Johnny’s Towing Performs Complex Semi Wreck Heavy Recovery in Akron

The experienced team at Johnny’s Auto and Truck Towing recently applied their heavy recovery skills when dispatched by local police to clear an accident involving a commercial semi-tractor near Akron, OH. The wreck occurred during busy morning traffic on OH-8 Northbound at Glenwood Road.

Responding promptly to the emergency callout, the Akron heavy recovery team arrived on scene equipped with a rotator truck and medium duty wrecker to safely conduct the major heavy recovery operation. Traffic control assistance was provided by the Akron Police Department and the Akron Fire Department.

The heavy recovery operators immediately implemented a strategic recovery plan. Their priority was extracting the wrecked semi while keeping traffic flowing as much as possible during peak hour. The team worked decisively to clear the right lane and shoulder for incoming vehicles.

With meticulous coordination using both trucks, the Johnny’s heavy recovery specialists rigged and removed the damaged semi in just 2 hours. Their efficient roadway clearance skills minimized disruption, allowing commuter traffic to continue during the vital morning rush.

Great work team! A special thanks to the Akron Police Department and Akron Fire Department for ensuring the safety of our heavy towing operators while they worked to clear the accident site. 

As Northeast Ohio’s leaders in commercial vehicle accident recovery, Johnny’s maintains an extensive specialty fleet designed specifically for heavy wreck removals. Rotators, wheel lifts, flatbeds and their experienced operators are on call 24/7 to clear highway and street incidents safely.

Whether an overturned fully-loaded tanker or cement mixer struck by a car, Johnny’s has the capabilities and expertise to execute complex removals. Portable lights and warning devices secure accident scenes and redirect traffic away from hazards.


Details of Johnny’s Towing Performs Complex Semi Wreck Heavy Recovery in Akron

Johnny’s Auto and Truck Towing, a leader in commercial vehicle heavy recovery, was recently dispatched by the Akron Police Department to clear an accident involving a wrecked semi-tractor that had blocked the Route 8 Northbound highway during the morning rush hour.

Arriving promptly on scene, the heavy duty recovery team brought both a rotator and a medium duty wrecker to efficiently perform the major recovery. The safety of passing motorists was secured by police and fire personnel.

The skilled recovery team worked decisively to extract the semi remnants from the right lane and shoulder quickly while keeping adjacent lanes clear for ongoing traffic. Strategic use of both trucks allowed the roadway to be reopened within 2 hours.

Through proper heavy recovery procedures, the Johnny’s team succeeded in restoring traffic flow with minimal disruption to commuters. Their specialized equipment, trained operators and coordinated multi-unit response enabled rapid and safe highway clearance.

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