I-77 crash ...

The crash was reported about 1:30 p.m. after a Ford Ranger pick-up truck traveling south left the road, struck an embankment and came to rest on its drivers side.

ATHENS — Two people with injuries were transported to a local hospital Tuesday after a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 77 in Mercer County near mile marker 13.

The crash was reported about 1:30 p.m. after a Ford Ranger pick-up truck traveling south left the road, struck an embankment and came to rest on its drivers side.

One person, a woman, had to be extricated from the vehicle.

Sgt. R.T. Stinson, of the West Virginia State Police Turnpike Control, was investigating.

Traffic continued moving in a single-lane until the wreckage was cleared away.

The East River Volunteer Fire Department, West Virginia Turnpike Authority and Princeton Rescue Squad were also dispatched to the screen.

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