Disaster: I-77 Southbound Reopens After Morning Big Rig Flip

I-77 Southbound near I-490 split
I-77 Southbound near I-490 split

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Morning commuters came to a screeching halt when a semi-tractor trailer carrying scrap metal flipped along I-77 southbound Tuesday morning.

The accident happened around 8:15 a.m. at the I-490 split and forced I-77 southbound to close.

The interstate reopened around 11 a.m.

The truck was spread out horizontally across I-77 southbound and took up three lanes.

No other vehicles involved and the truck driver was able to climb out of the vehicle.

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