UPDATE: Tractor trailer flips on Interstate 77 in Mercer County - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

UPDATE: Tractor trailer flips on Interstate 77 in Mercer County

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A tractor trailer flips over on Interstate 77 in Mercer County on Tuesday. A tractor trailer flips over on Interstate 77 in Mercer County on Tuesday.

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MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Traffic is moving slowly on Interstate 77 after rollover involving a tractor trailer.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m.on Tuesday in the Southbound lanes near mile marker 21 in Mercer County. Traffic was backed up for miles. It started moving again around 1 p.m.

There were no other vehicles involved. 

The driver and a co-driver were injured in the crash. Both were taken to the hospital by ambulance.  No word on the extent of their injuries.

Though an official cause of the crash remains under investigation, police say the load they were hauling may have struck the guardrail.

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