At least one person is dead after a wreck involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 85 northbound just south of Salisbury, authorities said.
The wreck happened near the Julian Road exit, and all lanes are closed at 7:45 a.m. State highway officials said it could be 9:30 a.m. before lanes reopen. Heavy backups remain.
Detour onto Julian Road, Exit 74, turn left onto Julian Road, right onto U.S. 601 South and Jake Alexander Boulevard South and then back onto I-85 North.
In Charlotte, police were at wrecks at 7:45 a.m. Thursday on Mallard Creek Road at Prosperity Church Road in University City, on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road at Couloak Drive, in the 3800 block of Central Avenue and on South Tryon Street at East Peterson Drive.