Friday morning crash causes I-77 delays in Statesville

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WSIC NEWS) – A vehicle crash involving a construction vehicle caused delays for drivers on I-77 Friday.

Trooper Bass with the Highway Patrol tells WSIC the construction vehicle slowed down to enter the median and that an SUB slowed down behind it. According to Bass, the driver of a third vehicle had to slam on his or her breaks as a result. He says the third vehicle hit the second, causing it to flip over. There were no injuries.

The crash happened just north of I-40 around 10:45 and is causing backups to the area of Amity Hill Road.