Wreck halts I-85 near Billy Graham Parkway

Wreck halts I-85 near Billy Graham Parkway

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on November 26, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 26 at 8:53 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A multi-vehicle wreck shut down a portion of Interstate 85 in south Charlotte on Monday afternoon.

The wreck took place near the intersection of Billy Graham Parkway around 2:30 p.m.  By 4:20 p.m., two of four lanes were still blocked before the scene was completely cleared just after 5 p.m.

A flatbed truck was tipped on its side and leaked fuel, according to the Charlotte Fire Department.  The cargo was fertilizer.

One person was injured and transported to a nearby hospital.

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