Today’s traffic: Wreck northbound I-85

Motorists on northbound Interstate 85 in north Charlotte can expect delays over the next hour.

A wreck was reported about 9:20 a.m. in the left lane between the Statesville Avenue and Graham Street exits. That is near mile marker 39.

Traffic was backed up for a few miles at 9:30 a.m., and delays can be expected for a while.

The other big problem at 9:30 a.m. was a wreck near the CPCC Central campus. The wreck was on Charlottetowne Avenue at Fourth Street. At least one injury was reported, and motorists should avoid the area for a while.

And earlier collision that knocked down power lines on Hawthorne Lane and closed the road for a few hours has been cleared. The road is open again.

And there was a fatal wreck Tuesday morning is on Dallas-High Shoals Highway, about 3 miles north of Dallas.

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