Northbound I-77 re-opens after crash near Williamstown exit

WILLIAMSTOWM, W.Va. (WTAP) - Update: 4/26/2019

An Ohio woman is apparently OK after an accident Friday morning on interstate 77 south of Williamstown.

The Wood County Sheriff's office says Mary Ellen Nose of New Marshfield was northbound on 77, when her car hit some standing water and hydroplaned near the 185 mile marker, about 1/4 of a mile south of the Williamstown exit.

The vehicle hit a guardrail and spun around, came to a rest facing north.

Nose declined to be transported.


UPDATE: 4/26/19 10:45 A.M.

Northbound Interstate 77 has re-opened after a single-vehicle crash near the Williamstown exit Friday morning.

The crash happened about 9:45 a.m., and one lane of the highway was blocked while emergency crews worked at the scene.

Details of the crash are not yet available from authorities.

We'll have updates online and during WTAP News @ Noon.


ORIGINAL STORY: 4/26/19 9:15 A.M.

One lane of northbound Interstate 77 near the Williamstown exit has been shut down because of a single-vehicle accident, authorities said.

It happened about 9:45 a.m., according to a dispatcher supervisor at the Wood County 911 center.

No other details are available.

We have a reporter headed to the scene, and we will have updates online and during WTAP @ Noon as more information becomes available.