LIVE: Tractor-trailer crash blocks 1 lane of I-85N in Greenville

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA)–Northbound I-85 shut down following a tractor trailer crash in Greenville.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday between the Woodruff Road and I-385 exits.

Trooper Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said a tractor trailer overturned and was wedged beneath the I-385 bridge.

The driver was thrown from the tractor trailer in the crash. They were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries. Troopers say no other vehicles were involved in the accident.

Hours after the wreck, rush-hour traffic remained backed up for miles.

Around 9:20 a.m. Thursday, troopers confirmed two lanes reopened around 9:20 a.m. Thursday. Traffic was also being detoured onto the Exit 51 ramp.

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