UPDATE: Ohio State Route 7 reopens after crash near Newport

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WASHINGTON cOUNTY, Oh-(WTAP) UPDATE: 2/13/2019 2:20 P.M.

A Parkersburg man is injured after a single-vehicle accident that closed down Ohio route 7 near Newport in Washington County Wednesday morning.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Jesse Hilverding, 32, was driving a southbound 2009 Dodge Ram Pickup, when the truck went off the right side of the road.

The vehicle went onto a private driveway and struck a tree.

Hilverding was taken to Marietta Memorial Hospital, with what the Patrol said were non-life threatening injuries.

Charges are pending from the accident.


UPDATE: 2/13/2019, 11:00 a.m.

UPDATE: The Ohio Department of Highways District 10 says State Route 7 has reopened between Dana Road and Reynolds Run Road, near Newport, in Washington County, following a crash with injuries Wednesday morning.


ORIGINAL STORY: 2/13/2019, 8:44 a.m.

An accident with injuries has closed Ohio Route 7 between Dana Road and Reynolds Road in the Newport area...the Ohio State Highway Patrol is at the scene.

No further details are available.