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Today’s traffic: Frequent wrecks mark morning commute

A number of wreck continue to snarl the morning commute at 9 a.m.

Recent reports include accidents at W.T. Harris and University City boulevards, as well as on Hucks Road between West Sugar Creek Road and Old Statesville Road.

Reports around 8:30 a.m. included an accident with injuries on Independence Boulevard at North Sharon Amity Road, which was blocking the left lane; a wreck at North Sharon Amity and Randolph Roads; at West Sugar Creek and Cinderella roads; and at the Carowinds entrance near I-77.

East

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

Southeast

I-485 outer loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion and construction-related delays.

Cabarrus County

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Accident involving three vehicles at Exit 58 reported shortly before 7 a.m.

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