Accident on I-79 closes south bound lanes near Elkview; sends on - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Accident on I-79 closes south bound lanes near Elkview; sends one to hospital

Posted: Updated:

According to crews on the scene, the area near the Frame Road/Elkview exit and the Clendenin exit will be partially closed for about an hour due to an accident.

The fast lane in the south bound lanes is open now.

According to our crew on the scene, two SUV's were involved in a rear-end style collision. 

One person was transported to a local hospital.  

West Virginia State Police, Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, and the Pinch Fire Department are on the scene.

Stay with 13 News for the latest on this developing story.