One lane of I-77 North reopens after crash

Two separate crashes have shut down part of the interstate Tuesday morning.
Two separate crashes have shut down part of the interstate Tuesday morning.(MGN)
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 6:44 AM EDT
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UPDATE 8/9/22 @ 7:09 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One lane of I-77 North has reopened after a crash at the split with I-64 East in Charleston.

Kanawha County Dispatchers say the first crash involved a KRT bus that hit the wall at the I-64/I-77 split.

They say no passengers were on board and the driver is being checked out by paramedics but has not been transported.

The second crash involved two vehicles, dispatchers say.

No injuries were reported in that crash.

ORIGINAL STORY 8/9/22 @ 6:38 a.m.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two separate crashes shut down part of the interstate Tuesday morning.

Kanawha County Dispatchers say the first crash involved a KRT bus that hit the wall at the I-64/I-77 split.

They say no passengers were on board and the driver is being checked out by paramedics but has not been transported.

The second crash involved two vehicles, dispatchers say.

No injuries were reported in that crash.

Right now, I-77 North Bound at the I-64 Split is shut down due to the accident. Dispatchers say traffic is being diverted to I-64.

There is no word on when the road will reopen.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest details.

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