I-77 shut down near Cornelius after semitruck crash

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CORNELIUS, N.C. —

Interstate 77 southbound shut down in Cornelius after crash near Griffith Street.

The accident involved a semitruck and another vehicle.

Police said there was a large fuel spill. There were no injuries.

North Carolina Highway Patrol said one lane of the two southbound lanes has been reopened.

North Carolina Department of Transporation gave an alternate route for drivers. Drivers should get off I-77 at exit 33, then take N.C. 115 south to East Catawba Avenue and then get back on I-77.

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