UPDATE: I-79 re-opened after early morning accident - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: I-79 re-opened after early morning accident

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Photo Courtesy:  Jessie Shafer, Reporter Photo Courtesy: Jessie Shafer, Reporter

A tractor trailer hauling aluminum cans struck the median and overturned along the 6 mile marker of I-79 South near Big Chimney in Kanawha County, WV, at 4:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.

According to dispatchers the north and southbound lanes of I-79 were closed at different times while emergency crews cleared the scene, but have since re-opened.

Dispatchers say two people were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the accident is not yet known.