River Road Reopened After Accident Cleanup

River Road is now open to traffic after a one-vehicle crash caused an electric pole and wires to fall across the road Sunday night.

Wheeling police remained on the scene at River Road / W.Va. 2 where an overnight accident closed the road in both directions. Crews from AEP are on scene to remove a utility pole that was severed in a one-vehicle crash. Power was knocked out in the area as well.

Wheeling Police and the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident in the area of Gumby’s. One person received minor injuries.

Police were re-routing traffic at Northern Parkway in North Wheeling and at Center Foundry in Warwood.