UPDATE: Both Lanes Of I-77 Re-Open After 17 Car Pile Up In Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) 9pm – Both lanes of I-77 north and southbound have reopened. Expect traffic to be slow and delayed due to the volume of traffic that is backed up.
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BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Multiple emergency vehicles are on the scene of a 17 car pile up on I-77 at mm 47 near the North Beckley Exit.

Both northbound and southbound lanes are now closed. You are encouraged to take an alternate route.

We do know multiple injuries have occurred but we do not know the exact number of the extent of the injuries.

Stay with WOAY-News for further updates on this developing story.

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BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)  РA multi-car crash has occurred shortly before 4 pm on I-77 at mm 47, North Beckley Exit. Both northbound lanes are closed at this time.

Multiple emergency crews are on the scene and it looks like icy roads caused the accident.

There are no words on any injuries at this time.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates.

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