UPDATE: I-470 OPEN following early morning accident

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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.

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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.

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