• Ritchie County 55Braxton County 20Final[ view all ]
  • Gilmer County 53Sherman 27Final[ view all ]
  • Weir 47Grafton 32Final[ view all ]
  • Moorefield 24Tucker County 7Final[ view all ]
  • East Fairmont 31Lincoln 21Final[ view all ]
  • Calhoun County 48Tygarts Valley 21Final[ view all ]
  • Liberty 42Philip Barbour 12Final[ view all ]
  • Preston 32Elkins 17Final[ view all ]
  • Lewis County 23Fairmont Senior 7Final[ view all ]
  • Bridgeport 31Robert C. Byrd 7Final[ view all ]
  • University 17Wheeling Park 14Final[ view all ]
  • Buckhannon-Upshur 40North Marion 7Final[ view all ]
  • Morgantown 41Washington 8Final[ view all ]
  • Saint Marys 56Tyler Consolidated 7Final[ view all ]
  • Notre Dame 0Bishop Donahue 0Sat.[ view all ]
National News | Closings | Funerals | HighScore | Monday's Most Wanted | Crime Watch | TV Lisitngs | Lottery | Bio's | FCC File | More ›
5 NEWS UPDATE: Tractor Trailer Accident Closed Part of I-79 North
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on February 21, 2013 @ 6:23PM
Created on February 21, 2013 @ 9:27PM
UPDATE 2/20/2013:
The northbound lane on I-79 is now partially opened after a tractor trailer accident. 
It happened a little after 7:30 Wednesday evening near mile marker 125. 
One tractor trailer somehow rear-ended another tractor trailor. The wreck caused one of the trucks to spill bags of sugar all over the interstate.
Both drivers were trapped inside.  The driver of one of the 18-wheelers was taken to United Hospital Center with unknown injuries. The driver in the other truck had to be flown by HealthNet to Ruby Memorial Hospital.  All we know is that he suffered head injuries.
The Bridgeport Police Department is investigating.
Authorities have shut down the northbound lanes of I-79 near mile marker 125 after an accident involving two tractor trailers.
It happened around 7:45 Wednesday night. One victim was flown to the hospital, though we're not sure the extent of the injuries.
We have a reporter at the scene, and will bring you updates as they're  made available.

Add your Comment
You must have an active WDTV.COM user account to post comments. Please login to your account, or create your free account today!

Comments (0)
WVFX FOX10 on Facebook
WVFX FOX10 on Twitter
WDTV on YouTube
Contact WDTV
WDTV Mobile App