Traffic is slowed by a tanker truck accident near I-79, Monongalia County

Traffic was affected by a tanker truck accident Wednesday night in Monongalia County, near the Morgantown Mall.

According to Westover Volunteer Fire Department, the incident occurred just after 9 when a tanker truck carrying liquid nitrogen rolled onto the grass at the ramp for Interstate 79 south.

According to the fire department, no one was hurt in the incident.

According to the fire department, crews weren’t expecting any hazards from the contents of the truck.

For a while, the on-ramp and off-ramp to I-79 south were closed.

The Westover VFD was not the only one on the scene. Mon EMS and the Westover Police Department were also present.