CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The inner loop of I-485 was blocked near Matthews after a multi-vehicle crash injured multiple people Tuesday morning.
According to North Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on the inner loop near East John Street around 8:15 a.m. According to Medic, multiple units were called to the scene.
At least five people were hurt. One person suffered life-threatening injuries and two were seriously injured in the crash. All three patients were rushed to Atrium's Carolinas Medical Center.
All lanes of I-485 inner reopened just after 9:10 a.m.
Drivers should avoid the area while crews clear the scene and state troopers investigate the crash.
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