Tractor-trailer overturns in crash, spills trash on I-77 in Charlotte
The crash happened on I-77 North near the Westinghouse Boulevard exit.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A crash currently has part of Interstate 77 shut down in south Charlotte near the state line.
The crash happened just after noon on the northbound side near Exit 1 to Westinghouse Boulevard, the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) said.
Firefighters said the crash involved an overturned tractor-trailer, and a Hazmat team was called out to help with the cleanup process. Lots of trash was seen on the side of the roadway.
Medic said one person was hurt in the crash. Their injuries were described as not life-threatening.
Drivers are urged to seek alternate routes and use caution around emergency vehicles.
Multiple lanes had initially been reported close, although the closure now only appears to be affecting the ramp to Westinghouse Boulevard.
NCDOT said the crash may not fully clear until about 3 p.m.
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