I77SB after Exit 23 (Gilead Rd) is currently closed. We’ve been working the accident scene since 8:28pm. Accident involves a semi truck, a tow truck & a car. We’re working hard to reopen the roadway and are starting to clear some of our fire trucks from the scene. MEDIC cleared long ago with the patients. Please remain patient and follow Police direction in the area. #CLTtraffic
**10 pm Update** All fire apparatus have cleared from the scene, which was turned over to NCSHP and I77 Mobility Partners. Interstate remained closed at that time, with anticipation of reopening soon after.
**1:30 am Update** Our #PIO spoke with NCSHP by phone and confirmed that I77 South Bound is still closed at Exit 23 (Gilead Rd). It has been closed since 8:28pm as a result of the earlier accident.