Traffic was backed up for hours on I-68 near Morgantown as a result of a single vehicle accident on I-79. Two people were injured in this wreck on Thursday afternoon and were taken by ambulance to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Witnesses said the driver and a passenger were alive immediately following the accident which occurred on southbound Interstate 79 near the 147 mile marker, about a mile from the Goshen Road exit.
Truck Roll-over Crash on I-79
A coal truck driver was killed early Monday morning, September 8th, 2014, in an accident on Interstate 79 in Harrison County. The truck wreck occurred between the Lost Creek and Stonewood exits. The truck was owned by the Nuzum Trucking Company of Shinnston, WV. The truck was travelling south on I-79 when it ran off the side of the interstate, veered back to the opposite side, ran into the median and rolled over, bursting into flames.