Tractor trailer carrying Mtn. Dew overturns, shuts down I-79 northbound

Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 1:34 PM EDT
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LOST CREEK, W.Va (WDTV) - Multiple emergency crews responded to a tractor trailer on its side on I-79 near Lost Creek.

The crash happened around 1:10 p.m. Thursday on I-79 northbound near mile marker 108, according to the Harrison County 911 Center.

There were traffic delays in the area for several hours after the accident as crews cleaned up the scene.

Tractor trailer carrying Mtn. Dew on its side shuts down I-79 northbound
Tractor trailer carrying Mtn. Dew on its side shuts down I-79 northbound(WDTV)

Officials said the trailer, which was hauling Mountain Dew, came detached from the truck and is in the median.

One person was transported to the hospital, officials said. The extent of the person’s injuries are not known.

Multiple emergency crews responded to a tractor trailer on its side on I-79 near Lost Creek.
Multiple emergency crews responded to a tractor trailer on its side on I-79 near Lost Creek.(WDTV)

Responding agencies include Anmoore, Jane Lew, Lost Creek, Stonewood and West Milford Fire Departments in addition to State Police Bridgeport.

This is a developing story. Stick with 5 News for updates.

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