CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An overturned tractor-trailer backed up traffic for miles on Wednesday morning on Interstate 85 southbound in Cherokee County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 7:21 a.m. on I-85SB at mile marker 96 involving a commercial vehicle.

  • Overturned tractor trailer in Cherokee County.

The driver was able to climb out of the cab once firefighters got to the scene. They were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Troopers said around noon that the right lane remains closed as crews try to fix the roadway.

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