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Overnight accident closes I-64 westbound near the Montrose exit

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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.

The westbound lanes of I-64 was closed after a motor vehicle accident that involved a tractor trailer and a passenger car.

The accident happened near the Montrose exit  near the 56 mile marker around 3:45 am Sunday.

According to dispatchers crews are still on scene assessing the scene. No word yet if there were any reported injuries, or what caused the accident.

I-64 has since reopened.

South Charleston Police is investigating.