Interstate 85 South near Charlotte was closed Saturday afternoon, following a serious crash involving multiple vehicles, officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation said.
The crash happened shortly after 2:40 p.m. near Exit 27, and involved as many as 20 vehicles, the Gastonia Fire Department said. The road reopened around 5:30 p.m., Observer news partner WBTV reported.
Details on injuries were not provided.
Multiple lanes were also closed Saturday afternoon on Interstate 77 northbound near Sunset Road, following a collision there shortly after 2:30 p.m.
A crash also closed the left lane on I-85 traveling southbound at Exit 21 near Armstrong Park Road and Cox road, NCDOT reported. The crash happened around 2:38 p.m.
No other details have were provided.
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