I-77 Southbound lanes closed for hours after several accidents

Published: Sep. 18, 2016 at 7:14 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON W. Va. (WSAZ) -- It was a long afternoon for commuters traveling South on the West Virginia Turnpike Sunday.

According to dispatchers, at least six accidents were reported on the south bound lanes of the turnpike, which forced them to close for about 3 hours.

One of the accidents was a semi-truck on fire. It happened at the 82 mile marker around 3 p.m.

There was another accident in Sharon where a tractor-trailer flipped.

Dispatchers say no one was injured in any of the accidents on the turnpike Sunday afternoon.