UPDATE: (10:44 a.m.) – I-64 West has reopened in the Cross Lanes area.

UPDATE: (7:15 a.m.) – I-64 West is closed in multiple places during Wednesday’s rush hour.

In Cross Lanes, all lanes were closed again after briefly opening one as crews work to remove the last tractor-trailer from a crash that happened early Wednesday morning.

The interstate is also closed westbound at Institute due to a crash.


UPDATE: (6:00 a.m.) – One lane of I-64 West in Cross Lanes has reopened but traffic is still moving very slowly.


Cross Lanes, WV (WOWK) – An early-morning crash between two tractor-trailers has closed I-64 West at the Cross Lanes exit.

The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. According to scanner traffic, one person was initially trapped inside one of the vehicles. No word on the condition of the drivers. One trailer was empty, and the other was carrying groceries. Metro 911 dispatchers confirm there was fuel leakage from the crash. Both tractor-trailers stayed upright.

There is no time estimate for when the interstate may reopen. Traffic is being diverted off the interstate at Institute.