I-77S in Kanawha County Back Open After Crash

UPDATE 10/10/12 @ 8:00 a.m..

CABIN CREEK, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Interstate 77 in Kanawha County is back open after a crash shut it down.

A tractor trailer crashed about 6:22 a.m. Wednesday at the 78 mile marker in the Cabin Creek area.

State troopers said the driver told them he was traveling south when his truck hit a tire rim in the road and that forced his truck over the hill.

He wasn't injured.

The truck lane was shut down for awhile, but the West Virginia Turnpike Authority told WSAZ.com all lanes are back open.


CABIN CREEK, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A crash is shutting down the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 in Kanawha County.

Metro 911 received the call at 6:22 a.m. Wednesday.

The crash happened at the 78 mile marker in the Cabin Creek area.

A Metro dispatcher told WSAZ.com that the crash involved two tractor trailers. She said she hadn't been advised of any injuries.

The West Virginia Turnpike Authority says all southbound lanes of I-77 are closed this time.

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