UPDATE | I-77 re-opens after crash involving multiple tractor-trailers

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KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 4/15/19 @4:03 a.m.
All lanes of I-77 have re-opened Monday morning, about 6 hours after a crash involving multiple tractor trailers.

The number and severity of injuries are unknown. The crash happened a little after 10 Sunday night at the Cabin Creek overpass near the Chelyan exit.



UPDATE 4/15/19 @1:38 a.m.
Metro 911 says one lane of I-77 is open in each direction early Monday morning after a crash involving multiple tractor trailers shutdown the highway late Sunday night.

The number and severity of injuries are unknown. The crash happened a little after 10 Sunday night at the Cabin Creek overpass near the Chelyan exit.



ORIGINAL STORY 4/14/19 @10:15 p.m.
All northbound and southbound lanes of I-77 are shut down after a multiple crashes involving tractor-trailers, according to Kanawha County dispatchers. It happened on the Cabin Creek overpass near the 84 mile marker.

Dispatchers said the accidents happened just after 10 p.m. on Sunday. They received the report of one tractor-trailer crash in the in the southbound lanes first.

After that, two tractor-trailers crashed in the northbound lanes.

Dispatchers said debris in the roadway may have contributed to the crash.

It is unclear how long the road will be closed.

This is a developing story. Keep checking WSAZ.com for updates.