Rain was falling and traffic was heavy on many major thoroughfares Monday morning, with several accidents and miscellaneous traffic incidents slowing commuters as of 8:15 a.m.
Incidents reported by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police included:
▪ 7:27 a.m. accident at 8226 Monroe Road.
▪ 7:39 a.m. accident at 1704 Harris Houston Road.
▪ 7:41 a.m. hit-and-run in the roadway at West Sugar Creek Road and Interstate 85 North.
▪ 7:45 a.m. disabled vehicle in the roadway at West Boulevard and Dr. Carver Road.
▪ 7:46 a.m. road blockage at Pineville Matthews Road and Sardis Plantation Drive.
▪ 7:47 a.m. accident at 9213 Beatties Ford Road.
▪ 7:47 a.m. accident at Atando Avenue and Statesville Avenue.
▪ 7:48 a.m. accident at North Tryon Street and Salome Church Road.
▪ 7:49 a.m. disabled vehicle at 100 Orange St..
▪ 7:55 a.m. disabled vehicle at North Tryon Street and East Sugar Creek Road.
▪ 8:01 a.m. accident at Meadowbrook Road and Randolph Road.
▪ 8:03 a.m. accident at Gilead Road and North Statesville Road.
▪ 8:06 a.m. accident at Sharon Road West and South Boulevard.
Check back to www.charlotteobserver.com for more updates on your commute throughout the morning.