Ohio troopers: Naked man runs down interstate after crashing into six vehicles

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BLUE ASH, Ohio — Ohio state troopers said Wednesday a naked man ran for nearly a mile down a busy highway after crashing into six cars with his truck.

There were six injuries after the vehicles were hit in the southbound lanes of Interstate 71, WCPO reported.

Tracy Martin, 44, was naked while speeding down the left shoulder in his GMC pickup truck when troopers said he sideswiped four cars, and rear-ended a fifth, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. Martin then hit the median, flipped and rammed into another vehicle.

After stopping, Martin got out of his truck and started running down the interstate.

A witness called dispatchers to say she and several other people saw the man as he ran down the fast lane of the highway.

911 caller: “He has no shoes on, he is completely naked. People were offering him shirts out the window. … He was ignoring them.”

The caller offered to stay on the line until the man was in custody.

911 caller: “I’m very concerned he’s obviously impaired. There’s something wrong. We don’t know why he’s doing what he’s doing.”

Mindy Banks spotted the man as a state trooper used a stun gun on Martin and captured him about a mile from the crash site.

Martin faces a charge of aggravated vehicular assault and vehicular assault.