Tractor trailer crash closes Rt. 85 in Boone County

A tractor trailer crashed on Bolt Mountain in Boone County early Friday morning, closing Rt. 85. The driver was taken to the hospital but is expected to recover.

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Rt. 85 is closed at Bolt Mountain in Boone County after a tractor trailer crash.

The crash happened just before 2 Friday morning. Boone County deputies say the driver of the truck, who is from North Carolina, was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.

The truck was carrying flowers. Rt. 85 is closed between Farley Branch and the Rt. 99 intersection.

Deputies estimate the cleanup to be complete and the road to re-open about 9 Friday morning.