Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

August 8, 2013

Tractor trailer crashes on Interstate 77 in Mercer County


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CAMP CREEK — A tractor-trailer licensed out of Woodstock, Ontario, Canada struck a rock in the northbound lanes of I-77 at milemarker 21.5 near the Camp Creek exit in Mercer County.

Sgt. W.C. Tupper of the West Virginia State Police Turnpike Detachment said the driver, Gary Merrill, 57, of Ontario, Canada struck a rock that had broken loose from the hillside near the right lane. The tractor-trailer came to a rest between the bank and the guardrail.

The driver did not appear to be injured.