Tractor-trailer overturns, shuts down I-40 Saturday morning

BURKE COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A tractor-trailer overturned on Interstate 40 in Burke County early Saturday morning.

The crash happened around 5 a.m. near mile-marker 114.

A trailer hit a guard rail and overturned on the interstate, according to officials.

The trailer was carrying rolls of metal that spilled all over the road, causing all lanes to shut down for a time.

The cause of the wreck has not been determined yet.

We will update this story as we learn more.

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