UPDATE: Both lanes of I-470 back open in Ohio County after tractor trailer jackknifes

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UPDATE, 9:30 P.M.:
The accident has been cleaned up and both eastbound lanes are back open to traffic. 
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UPDATE, 9 P.M.:

One lane of I-470 eastbound is open nearly two hours after the accident originally happened. 

Traffic is moving slowly in the area. 
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ORIGINAL STORY:

I-470 eastbound is shut down as of 7:15 p.m. Thursday after a tractor trailer jackknifed near mile marker two, which is by the I-470 ball fields. 

The westbound lanes are moving slowly, but are being used by emergency crews. 

Wheeling Police Public Information Officer Philip Stahl said the road could be closed for several hours due to the accident. 

Drivers are asked to avoid the area, if possible. 

Traffic on I-70 is not affected. 

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