A wreck on inbound Independence Boulevard in the 6 a.m. hour was blocking the right turn lane to Sharon Amity Road, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police reported.
An hour later, a wreck was reported at East Independence and North Sharon Amity Road.
A wreck on Little Rock Road, meanwhile, snarled traffic at Interstate 85.
At 7:30 a.m., I-485 Outer Loop between I-77 (Exit 67) and Johnston Road (Exit 61) in Charlotte was experiencing heavy congestion. Traffic isn’t expected to thin out until 9 a.m.
Other wrecks are being reported on East W.T. Harris Boulevard east of Old Concord Road, at Mount Holly-Huntersville and Rozzelles Ferry roads and on Brookshire Boulevard at Mount Holly-Huntersville Road.