UPDATE (2:38 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22): The Charleston Police Department says three City of Charleston employees received minor injuries in a trash truck crash this afternoon.
According to CPD, a car did a U-turn front of the trash truck on US 119 (Corridor G) and Hickory Road. Officers say the driver of the trash truck swerved to avoid colliding with the car, and the trash truck overturned on its side.
CPD says all three employees were transported with minor injuries.
UPDATE (1:54 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22): All lanes of Corridor G at Hickory Rd. have reopened.
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A portion of Corridor G northbound is shut down after a crash involving a trash truck.
According to Metro 911 dispatchers, the single-vehicle crash happened around 12 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 near Hickory Road on Corridor G. While the cause of the crash is not known at this time, the City of Charleston trash truck tipped on its side in the incident.
Dispatchers say there were people transported from the scene, but they could not confirm how many people were transported or the extent of their injuries.
According to dispatchers, the northbound lanes remain shut down, but traffic is being diverted around the crash onto the shoulder of the road.