RITCHIE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE: 11:43 p.m.
All lanes of Route 16 have reopened.
ORIGINAL STORY: 08/12/17 8:19 p.m.
An accident in Ritchie County temporarily shut down both the north and south bound lanes of Route 16 Saturday afternoon.
Ritchie County 911 dispatchers say a vehicle struck telephone poles on Route 16 near the Ellenboro exit around 2 p.m.
The vehicle knocked down some power lines, which resulted in the closing of both the north and south bound lanes in that vicinity.
One of the lanes reopened just after 3:30 p.m.
No injuries were reported in the accident.
Mon Power has been on scene to repair the lines.