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Car hits guardrail, flips on I-77 in Charlotte

Authorities say a driver escaped without serious injuries early Monday in a single-vehicle crash on southbound Interstate 77 in south Charlotte.

The N.C. Highway Patrol said the crash was reported about 2:05 a.m. near Woodlawn Road. According to the crash report, a motorist apparently lost control of his car, and it hit the guardrail in the median.

The car then flipped in the air and landed on its wheels in the middle of the road. the crash forced troopers to close two southbound lanes of I-77 for about 90 minutes.

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