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UPDATE: Police reopen 1 lane of I-77 North near Ravenswood after morning wreck

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  • UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:00:48 GMT
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.

UPDATE

Jackson County dispatchers have confirmed that one northbound land of Interstate 77 near Ravenswood has been reopened to traffic.

Work continues to clean up after two tractor-trailers collided early Wednesday morning. Oil and diesel leaked onto the roadway.


ORIGINAL

Two tractor-trailers collided early this morning on Interstate 77 North near Ravenswood, according to an emergency dispatcher.

The wreck happened just after 4:30 a.m., the dispatcher said. No serious injuries were reported, but the Interstate was closed because of the wreck and because of oil and diesel on the roadway.

The driver of one of the trucks fell asleep while driving, officials said.

As of 2:30 p.m., the Interstate was still closed.