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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A truck fire on Interstate 77 and a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 85 caused major delays for commuters Thursday morning.

A reported truck fire on I-77 north near Nations Ford Road briefly blocked all lanes and caused major delays for commuters during the morning rush hour.

Emergency crews quickly put out the fire and there are no reported injuries, but traffic was backed up several miles on I-77 north starting at Carowinds Boulevard.

Delays were also reported on I-77 south due to onlookers.

A multi-vehicle wreck in Gastonia also caused major delays near the Cox Road interchange.

Traffic was backed up several miles through Gastonia and commuters were advised to avoid the area during their morning commute.



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