MERCER COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) – A tractor trailer carrying a carnival ride caught fire around 7:30 pm near Princeton, shutting down southbound lanes of Interstate 77.
Dispatchers say Turnpike Control Police responded to the scene with help from the East River and Oakvale Volunteer Fire Departments. The truck was fully engulfed upon arrival.
The accident was cleared just before 9:00 pm. No injuries were reported and no other vehicles were involved.