Busy south Charlotte road blocked after tractor-trailer flips

Busy south Charlotte road blocked after tractor-trailer flips
(WSOC)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Part of Woodlawn Road in south Charlotte was shut down Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer crashed and flipped on its side.

The wreck happened just before 6 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Woodlawn Road just off Interstate 77 northbound.

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The driver of the tractor-trailer told Channel 9 he was making the turn from I-77 to Woodlawn Road when the tractor-trailer fishtailed and overturned.

The driver was not seriously hurt.

It is not clear how long the road will be shut down, but drivers are being asked to avoid area while crews work to clear the tractor-trailer.

Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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