UPDATE | Interstate reopens following vehicle fire

Vehicle fire shuts down parts of interstate
Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 5:40 AM EDT
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UPDATE: 10/06/2022 @ 6:30 A.M.

CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Metro 911 dispatchers say both WB lanes on I-64 in Cross Lanes have reopened following a vehicle.

You may still be dealing with backups in the area as traffic picks back up again.

ORIGINAL STORY: 10/06/2022 @ 5:40 A.M.

CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A vehicle fire has shut down both WB lanes on I-64 Thursday morning.

Metro 911 dispatchers say a 26-foot U-Haul Box trailer caught on fire.

Firefighters are still trying to put out the flames.

Dispatchers were told the driver was burned.

They were taken to the hospital.

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, Kanawha County Ambulance, Institute Fire Department, Cross Lanes Fire Department, and Nitro Fire Department are all on scene.

Dispatchers expect the road to be shut down until at least 6:30 a.m. or 7:00 a.m. Thursday.

No other injuries have been reported.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest details.