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Emergency Crews Respond to Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-70 Westbound Early Wednesday

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio -

Interstate 70 westbound was shut down at Exit 215 in Belmont County due to a multi-vehicle accident on Wednesday morning.

The Belmont County Sheriff's Department said two tractor trailers jack-knifed, causing a pile-up. Dispatchers said several people with injuries were transported to local hospitals.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol had to wait on the Ohio Department of Transportation to treat the roads before they could re-open the highway.

One lane of I-70 reponed around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.