UPDATE: Interstate 79 in Marion County reopens following vehicle accident that injured 1 person


UPDATE (8/26/21 8:45 p.m.):

WHITE HALL, W.Va. – Both northbound lanes of Interstate 79 have now reopened, according to Marion County 911.

ORIGINAL STORY (8/26/21 6:52 p.m.):

One person was injured Thursday in a vehicle accident along Interstate 79 in Marion County.

It happened just after 4:30 p.m., at mile marker 130, when a box truck went into the median, according to Marion County 911.

One person was taken to a hospital for treatment. There is no word on that person’s condition.

Both northbound lanes of I-79 remain closed at this time, according to 911.

West Virginia State Police is handling the investigation. Also on scene were the White Hall Police Department, fire departments from Valley and Winfield and the Marion County Rescue Squad.

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