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I-485 reopens hours after truck hauling mobile home crashes on inner loop

Two lanes of the I-485 inner loop reopened hours after a crash involving a tractor-trailer hauling a mobile home.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The inner loop of Interstate 485 is back open after a tractor-trailer carrying a mobile home crashed on Thursday morning, officials said. 

The crash happened on the northbound lanes of I-485 near exit 12 for Moores Chapel Road, according to the Charlotte Fire Department. Four people were taken to the hospital with injuries, Medic said. 

Two lanes of I-485 reopened just before 4 p.m., according to NCDOT. The road then fully reopened hours later following roadway maintenance. 

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Drivers on the inner loop were able to take exit 10 to I-85 north and follow it to exit 34, then follow Freedom Drive for six miles to I-485. 

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