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Wreck blocks westbound U.S. 74 in Gastonia

An accident Tuesday morning at Billy Graham Parkway and Boyer Street brought down power lines. There were no injuries.
An accident Tuesday morning at Billy Graham Parkway and Boyer Street brought down power lines. There were no injuries. dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

All lanes of U.S. 74 west in Gastonia were blocked near Interstate 85 due to a wreck that was reported at 5:49 a.m.

The location is near mile marker 0, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation, which expects to clear the scene by 7:49 a.m.

Also:

▪ The right lane of I-77 north is blocked near Tyvola Road in southwest Charlotte by a wreck that was reported at 7:18 a.m., according to N.C. DOT.

▪ At least one person was injured in a wreck at Billy Graham Parkway and Boyer Street in west Charlotte. A power line is down, and Boyer street is closed as crews work to clear the road. The incident was reported at 7:25 a.m. by CMPD.

▪ Crews were at Old Concord and Orr roads in north Charlotte at 6:34 this morning to clear a wreck from the road.

Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms

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