UPDATE 10:50 P.M. : A second wreck has taken place just before the initial wreck, this time at the 114 mile marker area on I-77 northbound. Our photographer on the scene says it appears a vehicle ran into the back of another vehicle which was stopped.

Second accident at mm 114 I-77 NB – separate from the initial single vehicle incident at mm 115 – WOWK STAFF PHOTO

As of 10:45 p.m. metro 911 is reporting that due to the wreck at mile marker 115 where a person was ejected from a vehicle, the road will be closed for “an extended amount of time.”

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Interstate 77 is shut down at mile marker 115 not far from the Pocatalico/Sissonville exit due to a one vehicle accident.

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Metro 911 in Kanawha County tells 13 News that one person was ejected from the single vehicle involved in the accident. No word on condition of the patient.

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Vehicles cannot go past the Pocatalico/Sissonville exit and many are taking that exit (114) instead to get around the incident and taking an alternate route.

No word on how long the road will be closed.