Lanes re-open after tractor trailer accident on I-77 near Chelya - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Lanes re-open after tractor trailer accident on I-77 near Chelyan

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Truck catches fire after wrecking on I-77 near the Chelyan exit Truck catches fire after wrecking on I-77 near the Chelyan exit
Smoking wreckage from a tractor trailer accident on I-77 near Cheylan exit Smoking wreckage from a tractor trailer accident on I-77 near Cheylan exit

UPDATE:

All lanes on I-77 are now open.

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ORIGINAL:

Both northbound lanes on Interstate 77 at the 83 mile marker are shut down for an accident.

The accident is near the Chelyan exit, one mile from the Sharon toll booth.

Dispatchers say that a tractor trailer was involved in this crash and burst into on flames upon impact.

Both the driver and passenger made it out safely.

Firefighters at the scene tell 13 News that speed and wet roads may have been the cause.

Drivers are advised to find an alternate route until crews have cleared the scene.

Keep checking back at wowktv.com for the latest on this crash.