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Tractor trailer accident causes bridge to be temporarily shut down in Upshur County

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A tractor trailer accident has temporarily closed a road in Tennerton Thursday morning, according to Upshur County 911.

A tractor trailer crashed into the bridge near Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School, 911 officials said.

The road is closed in both directions as of 11 a.m., officials said, and traffic is being diverted on Hickory Flat Road and Country Club Road.

No injuries were reported in the accident.

There is no word on the extent of damage to the bridge or the length of time expected to reopen the road, officials said.

West Virginia State Police will investigate the accident.

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