WHEELING (KDKA) — Emergency dispatchers say a 12-car crash has tied up traffic near Wheeling.

1-70 was shut down in both directions between Exit 11 and Exit 5. Around 6 p.m., reports indicated that traffic was moving again.

According to the Observer-Reporter, it happened Sunday afternoon on I-70 near Exit 10 in Triadelphia, West Virginia, about six miles from the Pennsylvania-West Virginia state line.

People at the scene have reported seeing multiple ambulances.

It is not clear how many people were hurt or what caused the crash.

People have reported a bad traffic back-up due to the crash.

This is a developing story, stay with KDKA and KDKA.com  for more information. 

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