Route 2 in Weirton back open after car goes over 40 foot embankment

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WEIRTON, W.Va. (WTRF) –

UPDATE:

Route 2 in Weirton is back open.

ORIGINAL:

Both directions of Route 2 are closed near Weirton after a driver went over a 40 foot embankment.

Fire and EMS officials say they received the call shortly after 4 o’clock.
As of right now, Hancock County along with Weirton fire and ems personnel are reported to be evacuating the driver.

A medical helicopter is on scene to transport the patient.

Details are limited at this time, stay with 7News for more updates.

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