Accident On I-64 Causing Traffic Congestion, 1 Transported To Hospital

CROSS LANES, WV (WOWK) - Multiple crews are responding to an accident on I-64 west bound in Kanawha County near MM 47.

According to dispatchers with Kanawha County 911, a two vehicle accident near Cross Lanes, WV has sent one person to the hospital.

The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday evening.

Kanawha County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia State Police, Kanawha County Ambulance, Big Tyler and Institute Fire Departments all responded to the scene.

When crews arrived on scene, they discovered that one person needed to be extricated from the wreckage.

That patient was removed and transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The accident shut the slow lane of I-64 West down while crews tended to the patient and cleared the wreckage.

We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.

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