MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) -
Officials say the roadway has been reopened.
UPDATE 12/21/2018 9:30 a.m.
Three people were taken to the hospital in the three-vehicle accident this morning that still has I-79 shut down before the Westover/Morgantown exit, according to the Monongalia County Sheriff's Office.
The severity of their injuries is not immediately available.
Because a reconstructionist is working at the accident, officials said the road could be closed for a while, and there is no timetable for it to reopen.
ORIGINAL STORY 12/21/2018 8:30 a.m.
Both Northbound lanes of I-79 are closed before Westover/Morgantown exit at mile marker 151 due to a multi-vehicle accident.
Crews are currently at the scene as traffic is backing up at the I-68 split.
The call came in at 8:09 a.m.
911 dispatchers said there was no entrapment, but couldn't confirm if there were injuries.
The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office confirmed there is a reconstructionist at the scene.
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