UPDATE: I77 reopened after tractor trailer accident - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: I77 reopened after tractor trailer accident

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UPDATE

All lanes on I77 are reopened.

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UPDATE

The driver of the tractor trailer involved in an accident at I-77 at mile marker 74 near the Paints Creek exit was traveling southbound and apparently lost control of the truck. The truck flipped and the bottom and side were ripped open. The truck was carrying boxes of shampoo and conditioner. The accident scene is expected to take several hours to clean up. Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.

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Emergency crews are on the scene of an overturned tractor trailer along I-77 at mile marker 74 near the Paints Creek exit. According to Turnpike police, a tractor trailer traveling southbound overturned and dumped cargo on the roadway. There are no reported injuries at this time and the exact cause of the accident is not yet known. Driver are advised to avoid the area if possible. We have a crew on the way, continue to follow WOWKTV.com for more information as it becomes available