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Police: SUV, multiple motorcycles involved in crash

Published: Apr. 17, 2021 at 2:31 PM EDT
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UPDATE 04/17/2021 @ 3:15 P.M.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Multiple people were transported to the hospital after a crash Saturday afternoon, according to Huntington Police.

Huntington Police Chief Ray Cornwell says units were dispatched to the 600 block of 31st Street due to a crash involving an SUV and multiple motorcycles.

Several riders, and the driver of the SUV, were transported by EMS, according to Chief Cornwell. There is no word on their injuries.

Huntington Police Department cruisers can be seen blocking off Route 60 Eastbound just past 7th Avenue.

WSAZ’s John Lowe reports traffic backups go as far as 5th Avenue and beyond.

The road is currently closed and will remain that way until the investigation is complete. There is no word on when it will reopen.

A traffic accident specialist was also called out to the scene, Chief Cornwell told WSAZ.

This is a developing story. Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest details.

ORIGINAL 04/17/2021 @ 2:30 P.M.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A motorcycle crash is causing major traffic delays around the 31st Street Bridge in Huntington Saturday afternoon.

Cabell County dispatchers tell WSAZ the call came in at 1:49 p.m.

As of 3:00 p.m. Saturday, EMS, police, and the fire department were still on scene.

While dispatchers say no roads have been officially closed, traffic is backed up in the area.

Huntington Police Department cruisers can be seen blocking off Route 60 Eastbound just past 7th Avenue.

WSAZ’s John Lowe reports traffic backups go as far as 5th Avenue and beyond.

According to a supervisor on scene, people were transported to the hospital for treatment. No word yet on the severity of the injuries.

This is a developing story. Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.

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