Plenty of traffic problems continue across the Charlotte region at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday.
Wrecks have been reported in the last half-hour on both the northbound and southbound sides of Interstate 77 near Lake Norman.
Meanwhile, two collisions that occurred more than an hour ago remain big headaches for motorists -- a serious injury collision on the Brookshire Freeway near Hoskins Road, and a collision on Shopton Road West at Steele Creek Road.
Rain is falling across the Charlotte region, so motorists should expect some delays in reaching their destinations this morning.
Here is the 8:50 a.m. update:
Shopton Road West at Steele Creek Road ... An earlier collision with injuries is being cleared; but backups continue on both roads.
Brookshire Freeway at Lawton Road ... Multi-vehicle wreck with injuries; moderate to heavy delays reported. Motorists should consider an alternate route until at least 9 a.m.
I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from N.C. 73 down to I-485.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Collision reported about 8:40 a.m. near the Davidson exit (Exit 30). Also congestion; traffic moving 15-30 mph from Mooresville down to I-485.
I-77 northbound, Huntersville ... Collision reported about 8:15 a.m. near Sam Furr Road (Exit 25). Backups extend 2 miles.
I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Carowinds Boulevard to Woodlawn Road.
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Providence Road to I-77.
Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Harris Boulevard to Independence Boulevard.
I-485 outer loop, near Pineville ... Collision blocking the right lane; traffic very slow between I-77 and the South Boulevard exit.
North Tryon Street at I-485 ... Collision at 8 a.m. still has traffic moving very slow in both directions.
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