NEW INFO: Tractor Trailer Rollover Closes I-77 South in Jackson County

By: Lauren Schmoll Email
By: Lauren Schmoll Email

UPDATE 4/1/13 @ 7:55 a.m.
JACKSON COUNY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- I-77 South is closed in Jackson County following a tractor trailer crash.

A semi truck driver says he was coming around a curve when he felt his truck start to slide. He says he over-corrected and the semi wound up on its side in the median.

The West Virginia Division of Highways says all southbound traffic is being diverted off at the Kenna exit and brought back on at the Goldtown exit.

One northbound lane of the interstate is also closed

No other vehicles were involved and no one was hurt.

There is no word on how long it will take to clean the mess up.

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UPDATE: 4/1/13 @ 7:55 a.m.
JACKSON COUNY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One southbound lane of I-77 has reopened near Goldtown following a crash this morning.

A semi truck driver says he was coming around a curve when he felt his truck start to slide. He says he over-corrected and the semi wound up on its side in the median.

No other vehicles were involved and no one was hurt.

West Virginia State Troopers on the scene say they may have to shut down both lanes of the road again to remove the wreckage. If that happens, it will be after rush hour is over. Traffic would be diverted at the Kenna exit.

We have a crew on the scene.

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ORIGINAL STORY: 4/1/13 @ 6:55 a.m.
JACKSON COUNY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The southbound lanes of I-77 are shut down near Goldtown following a crash this morning.

Jackson County 911 dispatchers tell us all southbound lanes are closed at this time.

There is no word on how long the road will be shut down, or if there are any injuries.

We have a crew on the way to the scene.

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