CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Authorities have closed both westbound lanes of Interstate 64 in Charleston after a tractor trailer skidded on its side.

The wreck happened at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday near the Washington Street (Civic Center) exit. Police said the westbound lanes are expected to be closed for a few hours.

The crash has backed up traffic coming north and west into Charleston from Interstates 64 and 77.

(Photo courtesy of Jerry Waters)

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