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UPDATE: I-77 Reopens Following Crash in Kanawha County

UPDATE 6/19/13 @ 5:50 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- All lanes of I-77 are now open following an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck.

It happened about 3:45 p.m. near the I-79 split in Kanawha County.

Witnesses say a tractor-trailer was trying to make a U-turn.

When a pick-up truck swerved to avoid the tractor-trailer, it crashed and flipped several times.

Three people were hurt. Two of the victims are teenagers. There is no word on their conditions.

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UPDATE 6/19/13 @ 5:20 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One southbound lane of I-77 has re-opened after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a pick-up truck.

It happened about 3:45 p.m. near the I-79 split in Kanawha County.

Witnesses say a tractor-trailer was trying to make a U-turn.

When a pick-up truck swerved to avoid the tractor-trailer, it crashed and flipped several times.

Three people are hurt. No word on their conditions.

One northbound and one southbound lane remain closed.

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UPDATE 6/19/13 @ 4:10 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One northbound lane of I-77 has re-opened after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a pick-up truck.

It happened about 3:45 p.m. near the I-79 split in Kanawha County.

Witnesses say a tractor-trailer was trying to make a U-turn.

When a pick-up truck swerved to avoid the tractor-trailer, it crashed and flipped several times.

Emergency crews say three people are hurt. At least two of the victims are teenagers.

No word on their conditions.

All other lanes remain closed. No word on when they will reopen.

Crews at the scene tell WSAZ.com traffic is backed up for miles in both directions.

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ORIGINAL STORY 6/19/13
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.VA. (WSAZ) -- An accident has shut down all lanes of I-77 near the I-79 split in Kanawha County.

Dispatchers say at least three people are reported trapped inside one of the vehicles.

It's unclear how many vehicles are involved in the accident.

All lanes of I-77 are closed in the area.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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