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Martinsburg, WV – Critical Injuries in Serious Wreck on I-81 near Martinsburg

Martinsburg, WV  (February 15, 2024) – A sedan was struck by a tractor-trailer on northbound I-81 near Martinsburg on Wednesday, February 14th. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department reported that the sedan driver, a Berkeley County man, was flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland in critical condition. , Martinsburg, WV – Critical Injuries in Serious Wreck on I-81 near MartinsburgThe crash led to the closure of northbound I-81 for several hours and is still under investigation. According to the sheriff’s department, the sedan driver’s name has not been released as of Thursday morning. The collision occurred around 7 p.m. near the 15-mile marker, ejecting the sedan driver from the vehicle. The tractor-trailer also collided with a white SUV before flipping onto its side. Emergency responders transported the sedan driver first to Berkeley Medical Center and then to Shock Trauma. Northbound I-81 reopened around 2 a.m. Thursday.  Police continue to investigate the crash.

We hope for a swift recovery for the injured.

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