INTERSTATE SLOWDOWN Multiple Crashes Reported Along I-64 Near Nitro
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Feb. 26, 2013 8:18 AM EST
Updated: Feb. 26, 2013 12:43 PM EST
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
Traffic along Interstate 64 eastbound in Putnam and Kanawha counties was moving slowly for the Tuesday morning commute.
The slowdown was caused by multiple crashes near the Nitro-Poca exit of I-64, dispatchers said.
The first crash was reported about 7:15 a.m., and the second accident was reported about 7:40 a.m, according to alerts from Kanawha County dispatchers.
The eastbound lanes reopened about 8 a.m. and all accidents were cleaned up by about 8:30 a.m. Traffic was still moving extremely slow, however. Motorists were being asked to avoid the area if at all possible.
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