CATAWBACOUNTY, N.C. -- Three people were injured in an accident on U.S. 321 Monday morning.

Authorities closed part of U.S. 321 south near exit 41 after an accident between a box truck and car sent three people to the hospital on Monday.

One person was seriously injured in the accident, and two suffered minor injuries, according to authorities.

By 2:15, all lanes of 321 near the accident site were reopened.

Traffic was being detoured off U.S. 321 south at exit 41 and River Road and back on to U.S. 321.

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