SURRY COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Interstate 77 southbound in Surry County near Elkin and Jonesville is closed after a fatal crash on Tuesday afternoon, according to NC Highway Patrol.
The road will be closed for an undetermined amount of time near exit 85 after a multi-vehicle crash.
Around 3:12 p.m., troopers responded to the crash scene. They say a tractor-trailer going south failed to stop and slammed into a stopped vehicle at a construction zone which caused a chain reaction.
Overall, six vehicles were involved.
The identities of the people involved in the crash have not been released.
Troopers say charges are pending.
This is a developing story.