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Multiple Vehicle Crash on I-70 WB at Bottom of 2-Mile Hill

UPDATE: Police Release Name of Truck Driver Involved in 20 Vehicle Crash on 2-Mile Hill

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UPDATE: Monday, 3-14-16, 2:40 p.m.

Police have released the name of the truck driver involved in Sunday's 20-vehicle accident at the bottom of 2-Mile Hill on Interstate 70.

According to police, Sandeep Bandwalsingh, 26, Elk Grove, California is being cited for Failure to Maintain Control.

Stay with 7News for updates.

UPDATE SUNDAY 6:40 PM

Interstate 70 is re-opened following a massive accident around 3:00 pm Sunday afternoon.    

As of 6:40 pm, officials were just headed back from the scene to work on putting all the fact together but here's what we now know:

-Happened near the bottom of '2-mile hill' in the westbound lanes
-17 Vehicles involved
-No fatalities to report as of now
-One dog was killed

That's according to Deputy G.J. Costello with the Ohio County Sheriff's Office.

Stay with WTRF.com for further updates.
 



ORIGINAL STORY:

Crews are responding to an accident involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 70 in the westbound lanes.

Our reporter on scene says it appears the accident started at the bottom of "Two Mile Hill" and that several vehicles are involved.

Calls started coming into the 7News around 3:00 pm Sunday about traffic backing up.

We do know that Ohio County Sheriff's Department, WV State Police are responding. Officers from Wheeling Police Department on scene working to direct traffic.

Details are limited right now. Stay with 7News for updates as they're released.

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