Crime & Courts

Overturned vehicle stalls rush hour traffic on I-77

Interstate 77 northbound was backed up for miles during Thursday evening’s rush hour following a wreck in which a vehicle overturned.

The collision happened just after 5 p.m., near exit 36 at N.C. 150.

It was unclear if anyone was injured, or how badly. The left lane of traffic was blocked.

The N.C. Department of Transportation expects to fully reopen the road just after 6 p.m.