Truck Goes Over Hill in Moundsville Rupturing Gas Line


Fork Ridge Road in Marshall County was shut down for hours on Saturday after a garbage truck went over a hillside, rupturing a gas line.

According to Marshall County EMA Director Tom Hart, the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Fork Ridge Road between Fuller Road and 12th Street in Moundsville.

Gas company personnel were called in to shut off the gas.

The road was shut down for nearly 3 and half hours while crews worked to clean up the accident.

The occupants in the garbage truck did not receive any injuries.

Moundsville Volunteer Fire Department, Fork Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, Ohio County Sheriff’s Department, and Tri State EMS all responded to the scene.

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