UPDATE 8:00 A.M.
According to Wheeling Police, Interstate 470 westbound is open following the tractor trailer accident ealier this morning.
The scene is now clear.
No reports on any injuries or a cause.
We’ll keep you updated if any new information is released.
From Wheeling Police:
A tractor trailer has jackknifed & lost part of its load at the I-70 Westbound split. This would be near the Elm Grove area.
I-470 WB will be CLOSED for cleanup. Use I-70 for morning commute.
According to police the truck has also leaked fuel onto the roadway, which typically takes some time to cleanup.
Stay with 7News for updates on this closure.