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UPDATE: All lanes reopened following 2-vehicle accident on I-79 in Harrison County

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - UPDATE (4/19/2019 6:10 p.m.)

All southbound lanes of I-79 have been reopened following a two-vehicle collision on Friday afternoon.

Two of four southbound lanes were closed just before 4 p.m. before being reopened just before 5 p.m.

ORIGINAL (4/19/2019 4:28 p.m.)

A two-vehicle collision has resulted in two of four southbound lanes being closed on I-79 in Harrison County.

The accident, which was a rear end collision, occured near mile marker 120 between the Clarksburg/Bridgeport Route 50 exit and the Meadowbrook Mall Exit, according to 911 officials. One person has been transported to United Hospital Center with injuries, 911 officials said. The accident has resulted in traffic delays on I-79 southbound.

The Clarksburg Fire Department, Harrison County EMS and Clarksburg Police Department responded to the scene, according to 911 officials. Harrison County EMS is still on scene at this time.


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