An I-77 southbound accident caused delays in Statesville this morning.
That happened at the East Broad Street exit. Trooper Barnes with the Highway Patrol says a passenger vehicle lost control entering the interstate and struck a tractor trailer. The semi lost control and suffered a fuel spill.
There were no major injuries. The driver of the semi was taken to a local hospital for an injury to his forearm. Barnes says the driver of the passenger vehicle was not injured, but was cited for exceeding a safe speed.