A lane on Interstate 485 at the I-485/I-85 interchange in northeast Mecklenburg County will remain closed until 10 p.m. Thursday, after a tractor-trailer wreck in the afternoon, state highway officials said.
The left ramp lane from I-85 south to I-485 Inner Loop reopened shortly after 7:30 p.m.
The wreck at 2:30 p.m. spilled food items onto the side of I-485 and seriously injured a person, multiple media outlets reported.
Medic said it treated the person for potentially life-threatening injuries before taking the patient to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.
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Containers of Stove Top stuffing, barbecue sauce, marshmallows, coffee and cream were among the numerous products dumped from the truck, WSOC-TV reported.
The truck appeared to have hit part of a bridge, Observer news partner WBTV reported.
The cab of the truck was overturned just off the roadway and appeared to be heavily damaged, the station reported.