Double Crash On Route 50

Two people are in the hospital following a crash on Route 50 eastbound near the Second Street and Chestnuts Street exits.

Clarksburg Police say the crash happened around 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. One driver was cited for failing to maintain control of their vehicle.

Another vehicle traveling west on the eastbound side of Route 50 ran into on coming traffic resulting in five people being taken to United Hospital Center.

Route 50 was closed for some time as a result of the accidents.