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UPDATE: Cattle Truck Overturns Near Buffalo Bridge; Route 817 Reopens

By: Brooks Jarosz; WSAZ News Staff Email
By: Brooks Jarosz; WSAZ News Staff Email



UPDATE: 10/6/12 @ 7:40 p.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Route 817 in Putnam County has reopened following a semi-truck crash involving cattle, according to DOH officials.

Dispatchers say a truck carrying cattle overturned near the Buffalo Bridge early Saturday afternoon.

All lanes of Route 817 were closed for most of the afternoon while crews worked to clean up the mess.

The driver of the truck did suffer minor injuries, according to dispatchers.

No word on what caused the truck to crash and topple over.

Keep clicking WSAZ.com for more updates.

ORIGINAL STORY
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Putnam County 911 Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com a truck carrying cattle has overturned near the Buffalo Bridge off Route 817.

All lanes of traffic have been shut down.

No word on when it will reopen at this time.

One person did suffer minor injuries during the crash.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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