UPDATE: All lanes of Route 60 are now back open in Belle

West Virginia
RT 60 Accident

An early morning accident has shut down Rt. 60 in Kanawha County.

UPDATE (8:34 a.m. on Tuesday, November 2): According to Metro 911, all east and westbound lanes of Route 60 in Belle are now back open.

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — All Eastbound and Westbound lanes of Route 60 are shut down following a major accident Tuesday morning.

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, the two-vehicle accident involved a tractor-trailer near the intersection of Kanawha Boulevard East and Burning Springs Road. It happened just before 7 A.M.

Deputies say one person was trapped inside the vehicle upside down after crossing the median. One person was taken to an area hospital.

There is no word on how long Route 60 will be shut down.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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