UPDATE: I-64 re-opened after vehicle accident Saturday morning - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: I-64 re-opened after vehicle accident Saturday morning

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  • UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:00:48 GMT
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.

UPDATE:  All lanes of I-64 are now open.

ORIGINAL STORY:  Emergency crews were called to an accident along I-64 eastbound near the 50 mile marker just before 4am Saturday.

According to dispatchers, a concrete truck tipped over and busted into flames. The cause of the accident is not yet known.

I-64 eastbound was closed at the institute exit while emergency crews clear the scene.

The driver of the truck was taken to a local hospital. 

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