Today’s traffic: 2 early wrecks on I-77

05/19/2014 6:05 AM

05/19/2014 7:08 AM

Traffic is off to a bad start this Monday morning in the Charlotte region, with two early wrecks on northbound Interstate 77 and a serious wreck in northern Union County.

The most recent report is a multi-vehicle collision on northbound I-77 near the Morehead Street interchange. Several vehicles were involved, and injuries were reported.

Look for delays to build very quickly for traffic headed into Charlotte.

The other big traffic problem at 6:05 a.m. Monday is on northbound Interstate 77 in Huntersville.

The N.C. Highway Patrol has reported an overturned vehicle between Exit 23 (Gilead Road) and Exit 25 (Sam Furr Road). At least one lane was blocked at last check, and traffic was backing up quickly.

Motorists headed toward Cornelius, Davidson and Iredell County can expect delays over the next 30 to 60 minutes.

Another significant wreck is in Union County, on U.S. 601 at N.C. 218. That is in the Fairview community, about 10 miles north of Monroe.

Injuries have been reported, and motorists can expect delays or detours in that area.

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