UPDATE: 1 person transported to UHC following 2-vehicle accident on Route 50; both lanes now open

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UPDATE (4/19/19 4:10 p.m.)

Both eastbound lanes are now open following a two-vehicle accident on Route 50 on Friday afternoon.

One eastbound lane was closed for approximately two hours.

ORIGINAL (4/19/19 3:05 p.m.)

One person was transported to United Hospital Center after a two-vehicle accident at the Route 50/23 intersection Friday afternoon.

According to 911 officials, the accident happened just before 2 p.m.

One eastbound lane is closed at this time.

Fire departments from Salem and Nutterfort alongside Harrison County EMS responded to the accident.

Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

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