Mercer County

Truck accident on John Nash Boulevard

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) - Emergency responders are on the scene of an accident near the West Virginia/Virginia state line. It happened at around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

Crews with the Green Valley Fire Department responded to a tractor-trailer accident on John Nash Boulevard. That is in the area of a detour off of I-77 due to construction on the interstate.

Due to the accident, the detour at Exit 1 has been closed.  That means truckers should stay on the northbound lanes of I-77.  The route will be reopened after the accident is cleared.

Officlials said the driver of the truck was taken to an area hospital as a precaution.

Drivers are advised to use caution if they are traveling in the area. The accident is being investigated by the Mercer County Sheriff's Department.

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