Wreck snarls I-77 for miles in both directions in north Mecklenburg

A wreck has snarled Interstate 77 for miles in both directions on Sunday afternoon.

Traffic is congested between Sam Furr Road exit 25 in Huntersville and I-485 exit 19 in north Mecklenburg.

The wreck happened shortly after 12:30 p.m.

The interstate could stay congested until nearly 5 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak