BELMONT, N.C. — A crash on I-85 southbound near Exit 27 in Gaston County caused a major buildup around the area.
The crash caused travel delays for motorists in Gaston County. Even after I-85 southbound lanes reopened, the area continued to see heavy congestion due to a car wreck.
No injuries have been reported at this time.
This is the second major traffic incident the surrounding Charlotte area has seen Friday. Early in the morning, a tanker crash shut down all lanes of I-77, causing major delays for rush hour and into the afternoon.
Motorists were encouraged to take US 29 to NC 273 as an alternate route.
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