Crash closes Route 35

Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 7:38 AM EST
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PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - All lanes of Route 35 are closed near the Putnam-Mason county line Saturday morning, according to Putnam County 911 dispatchers.

A tractor trailer rolled over just north of Buffalo, dispatchers said. The driver was trapped inside the truck with severe injuries and a helicopter was called to take the driver to the hospital.

There is no word on when any of the closed lanes will reopen. The crash was first reported around 5:30 a.m.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is on scene along with multiple fire departments and emergency medical personnel.

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