Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 15, 2013

Tractor-trailer jackknifes on Interstate 77

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — The northbound lanes of Interstate 77 were blocked after a tractor-trailer jackknifed at the seven mile marker area near Princeton.

The accident was reported at approximately 9:30 p.m., and the East River Volunteer Fire Department and the Princeton Rescue Squad were dispatched. No injuries were reported, according to a dispatcher with Mercer County 911. Some leaking diesel fuel was reported.

First responders are currently working to reopen the northbound lanes.