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CLAYSVILLE (KDKA) – The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Washington County are closed due to an overturned tractor-trailer.

According to emergency dispatchers, the crash happened at mile marker 1 around 4 a.m.

i70 east tractor trailer crash Overturned Tractor Trailer Closes I 70 Eastbound

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All eastbound lanes were blocked from the West Virginia line through Claysville and traffic is being diverted at Elm Grove.

As of 8 a.m., the road was still closed, but crews opened one lane to allow the backed up traffic to get by.

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The driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to a local hospital, but their condition is unknown.

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