UPDATE: A vehicle going the wrong way causes multiple-car collision on I-79

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UPDATE (10/9/20 6:05 a.m.):

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – According to Harrison County 911 officials, three patients were transported to United Hospital Center to be treated for their injuries.

No further information is available at this time.

ORIGINAL (10/9/20 12:02 a.m.):

A multiple-vehicle collision caused by a car going the wrong way on I-79 has shut down north and southbound lanes near mile marker 128 in Harrison County.

According to the West Virginia 511 Twitter, one northbound and one southbound lane is closed at this time.

According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, there are two separate accidents involving four vehicles.

Drivers are advised to use caution when traveling through the area and be prepared to stop if needed. At this time there is no word of any injuries due to the collision.

Responding to the scene was the Anmoore Fire Department, Bridgeport Fire Department and Harrison County Sheriff Department.

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