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Today’s traffic: Wreck clogs I-77 near LaSalle

Traffic on southbound Interstate 77 is slow in north Charlotte on Thursday morning due to a wreck near LaSalle Street.

The collision was reported about 8:20 a.m. and is likely to cause slow traffic approaching Charlotte from the north for about another hour.

Thyere are other problems in the area.

An earlier collision on southbound I-85 is slowing traffic in the University City area.

In southeast Charlotte, police reported at 8:10 a.m. that a pedestrian was struck at Monroe and Idlewild roads.

Here is the 8:30 a.m. update:

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Church Road (Exit 46).

I-85 southbound, north Charlotte ... Earlier collision causing moderate delays between City Boulevard (Exit 43) and the 29/49 Connector (Exit 42).

Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.

Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Eastway Drive to uptown.

Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from the Arboretum area to Wendover Road.

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Providence Road to I-77.

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Clanton Road.

Johnston Road ... Congestion and a collision at John J. Delaney Drive; traffic moving 15-25 mph northbound from the state line to I-485.

U.S. 321, Gaston County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph in each direction between I-85 and Dallas-Cherryville Highway.

Monroe Road at Idlewild Road ... Pedestrian struck; moderate delays.

Gilead Road at Statesville Road, Huntersville ... Disabled vehicle; minor delays.

South Tryon Street at Remount Road ... Collision; moderate delays.

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