A ramp near uptown Charlotte is expected to be closed until 4 p.m. after a tractor-trailer carrying medical supplies overturned Tuesday morning, officials say.
The accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. on the Interstate 77 northbound ramp to the Brookshire Freeway exit, 11B. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said the ramp will remain closed until 4 p.m. so the roadway can be cleared and a damaged guardrail can be repaired.
Motorists are encouraged to seek an alternate route and use caution if traveling near the area.
Officials have not said exactly what caused the accident.
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No word on injuries.