Single tractor-trailer accident shuts down I-68 westbound in Monongalia County


UPDATE (7/19/19 6:13 a.m.):

According to West Virginia Department of Transportation, both lanes are now open to traffic.

UPDATE (7/19/19 3:24 a.m.):

According to 911 officials, traffic was open to one lane on Interstate 68 at 2:30 a.m. Friday morning.

No injuries are reported.

ORIGINIAL – 7/19 12:15 a.m.

MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. – A single tractor-trailer accident shuts down Interstate 68 westbound lanes in Monongalia County on Thursday night, according to 911 officials.

Officials said that the incident happened on exit 10, Fairchance exit, between Bruceton Mills and Sabraton. It’s reported that traffic is backed up to the Maryland state line. The call came in just before 8:30 officials stated.

Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department and EMS responded to the scene alongside Brookhaven Volunteer Fire Department and Hazmat.

There are no reports of any injuries or when the lanes will reopen.

Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the incident.

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