I-70 westbound near St. Clairsville reopened after five-vehicle pileup

Belmont County

UPDATE: 8:00 a.m. (10/17) I-70 westbound is now reopened.

UPDATE: 9:45 p.m. (10/16)

The Ohio State Highway Patrol now confirms that five vehicles were involved in a crash on I-70 westbound near milepost 217 this evening.

There were two cars, two SUVs and one water-hauling tanker truck used for the gas and oil business.

The Cumberland Trail Fire Department and Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

On person was transported to the hospital.

BELMONT COUNTY (WTRF) –The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that I-70 westbound is closed past the mall exit past I-470 due to a vehicle crash.

There is no word on when the highway will reopen.

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