UPDATE (1:42 p.m. on Friday, May 13): All lanes of the roadway are now back open.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Six people have been taken to the hospital after a four-vehicle crash at the I-77/I-64 split in Charleston, according to the Charleston Police Department.

The crash happened at approximately 9:08 a.m. this morning, Friday, May 13, 2022 near the 58C exit of I77S/I-64W in Charleston, according to Kanawha County dispatchers.

Charleston Police say those injured include four adults and two juveniles. Police also say two of those involved sustained life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Authorities originally said the roadway was expected to be closed until close to 12 p.m. due to debris in all three lanes of of I-64W, bit the road still remains closed at this time..