UPDATE (3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022): Mason County dispatchers say the road where the crash happened is now open.

They say the crash is cleaned up and no injuries are being reported


POINT PLEASANT, WV (WOWK) – One lane of Viand Street/Jefferson Boulevard in Point Pleasant is closed after a semi crashed this morning.

According to Mason County 911 dispatchers, the crash happened around 9:03 a.m. this morning, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, in the 1300 block of Viand Street/Jefferson Boulevard. Dispatchers say this is near the curve by the Go Mart and Deal Funeral Home.

Dispatchers say traffic is alternating one way in the open lane.

Angel Blair, who lives along the road where the crash happened, tells 13 News that while she did not see the crash, it “sounded like a train was coming through the front of the house.”

No injuries were reported. There is no word yet on when the road will reopen as the semi tipped on its side.