Update: Police standoff ends peacefully in Jonesville. I-77 back open in that area

Update: Police standoff ends peacefully in Jonesville.  I-77 back open in that area

Update: One section of I-77 back open (as of 10am)

I-77 (both NB and SB) is back OPEN between Hwy 21 and Hwy 67. That
section of I-77 was closed for most of Friday morning because of a police
standoff near
Jonesville. The suspect holdup at a hotel (America’s Best Value Inn) in Jonesville, surrendered to police just before 10am this morning.

Details:  The Winston-Salem Journal reporting that a Yadkin County sheriff’s deputy was injured Friday morning while attempting toserve a warrant.  The deputy was not
seriously hurt. The shooting happened about 5:30 a.m. at the America’s Best Value Inn at the intersection of Hwy 21 and I-77 near Jonesville.
http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_e86c0164-406c-11e2-a019-001a4bcf6878.html

 

Another Traffic Alert (as of 9am) Accident involving three tractor-trailers closes I-77 near Elkin.   Location: I-77 just south of Hwy 268 (near Mile Marker 85)

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