Wreck slows southbound I-85 in north Charlotte

08/16/2014 9:08 PM

08/16/2014 9:31 PM

A multi-vehicle wreck earlier Saturday evening is causing traffic problems on southbound Interstate 85 in north Charlotte.

The wreck was reported shortly before 8:45 p.m. near the Graham Street exit. The N.C. Department of Transportation said four of the five lanes were closed at 9 p.m. Three lanes were reopened a short time later, but traffic backups remain.

At 9:20 p.m., traffic was moving on I-85, but there were still backups extending about 2 miles.

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