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UPDATE: Route 35 in Putnam Reopens after Tractor Trailer Accident

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

UPDATE 12/5/12 @ 11:15 a.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Route 35 just south of the Buffalo Bridge is back open to traffic after being closed for several hours due to a tractor trailer accident.

The accident happened about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday just south of the Buffalo Bridge. Traffic was diverted onto Hurricane Creek Road to County Road 817.

One person involved in the accident was taken to the hospital.



UPDATE 12/5/12 @ 8 a.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Route 35 in Putnam County is still closed in both directions near the intersection of Shamrock Lane after two tractor trailers were involved in an accident.

The accident happened about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday just south of the Buffalo Bridge. Traffic in that area is being detoured onto Hurricane Creek Road to County Road 817.

According to a spokesperson with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, crews continue to clean up the accident.

The road is expected to open in the next couple of hours.

One person involved in the accident was taken to the hospital.

No other information has been released.

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UPDATE 12/4/12
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- U.S. 35 remains closed near the scene of a double tractor-trailer crash on U.S. 35 near the intersection of Shamrock Lane.

One person was taken to CAMC General Hospital; the extent of that person's injuries was unavailable.

The crash happened just south of the Buffalo Bridge. Traffic in that area is being detoured onto County Road 817. The accident was reported about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Dispatchers are not sure how long the roadway will remain closed.

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ORIGINAL STORY
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two tractor-trailers crashed Tuesday night on U.S. 35 near the intersection of Shamrock Lane, closing the highway in both directions, Putnam County 911 dispatchers say.

The crash happened just south of the Buffalo Bridge. Traffic in that area is being detoured onto County Road 817.

One person was injured in the crash and being taken to CAMC General in Charleston. The extent of that person’s injuries was unknown late Tuesday night.

The crash was reported about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday.

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