Tractor trailer crashes into woods off I-77 in Huntersville


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One person had to be taken to the hospital after a tractor trailer crashed into the woods off I-77 Thursday night in Huntersville.

The accident happened south of Sam Furr Road, Exit 25.

According to Huntersville Fire, the truck went off the roadway and into the woods. The driver was carried out of the cab and is being treated by Medic.

At least one person was treated for life-threatening injuries and taken to CMC, Medic said.

One lane of I-77 southbound had to be closed as crews worked to remove the wreck. All lanes have since been reopened.

It’s unclear what caused the tractor trailer to leave the roadway. 

This is a developing story. Keep refreshing for updates.

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