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Multiple vehicle accident on I-64 in Huntington, WV sends one to hospital; causes westbound lane closures

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According to the Huntington Police Department, one male was taken to the hospital after a four vehicle accident on I-64 westbound in Huntington.

Police say that a white Toyota, traveling westbound on I-64 sideswiped another vehicle, causing that vehicle to spin out of control, and a tractor trailer also hit it, causing a male inside that vehicle to be ejected from it.  

According to police, when the male fell to the ground, another vehicle struck his legs.

He was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

Police say the white Toyota fled the scene, and police are trying to locate the driver.

The investigation is ongoing by the Huntington Police Department.

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UPDATE:

Cabell 911 dispatchers tell 13 News that all lanes have been re-opened.

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UPDATE:

According to Cabell 911 dispatchers, the fast lane has been re-opened.  

Crews are still on the scene trying to clear the wreckage.

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ORIGINAL:

A multiple vehicle accident in Huntington, WV has sent one person to the hospital and has caused road closures.

According to Cabell 911 dispatchers, the accident, involving a tractor trailer and at least one car, occurred at 7:48 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the area of the 13 mile marker of I-64 westbound, between the 29th Street and Hal Greer exits, which is in a construction zone area between the 11 and 15 exits.

Dispatchers say one person was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The westbound lanes in the area of the accident are shut down until crews can bring in a wrecker to clear the scene.

Dispatchers say traffic is being diverted at the 29th Street exit.

The Huntington Police Department is on the scene.

Keep checking wowktv.com for all the latest updates.