UPDATE: Tractor-Trailer Rolls Over on W.Va. Turnpike; NB Lanes Reopen

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 9/18/12 @ 11 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Both northbound lanes of the W.Va. Turnpike are back open late Tuesday night between the Paint Creek and Sharon exits, dispatchers say.

A tractor-trailer carrying merchandise to a regional Lowe's store overturned earlier Tuesday, snarling northbound traffic on the turnpike.

No one was hurt in the accident.



UPDATE 9/18/12 @ 8 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One northbound lane of the W.Va. Turnpike has reopened Tuesday evening near the scene of a tractor-trailer rollover accident, Metro 911 dispatchers say.

The left lane is open, but the right lane remains closed for the safety of wreck cleanup crews. The tractor-trailer is not blocking any lanes of travel.

The wreckage is between the Paint Creek and Sharon exits.

Workers are currently transferring the semi truck's load to another semi. It was full of merchandise headed to a Lowe's store.

The right lane is expected to be closed for a while.

No one was hurt in the accident; it happened about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.



ORIGINAL STORY
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A tractor-trailer has rolled over along the West Virginia Turnpike.

The accident happened around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Metro 911 dispatchers say the northbound lanes between the Paint Creek and Sharon exits are closed.

There is no word on how long it will take to clean up the scene.

No one was hurt in the crash.


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