A three car accident Sunday night on I-79 in Braxton County, reportedly in the Flatwoods-Burnsville area, has killed two people.

Dead is a mother and her son, according to early reports.

Five others are hospitalized.

Four of the injured were life-flighted from the tragic crash, with two of the vehicles catching on fire.

The accident happened just before 7 p.m.

The interstate was reopened late Sunday night, but traffic is moving slowly.

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