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I-485 inner loop reopened in Matthews following accident

The inner loop of Interstate 485 was reopened in Matthews Thursday afternoon following an accident, police said.

The crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. at mile marker 54.

Police said they had the road closed at East John Street to Providence Road. They are also blocking the ramp from Independence Boulevard onto the I-485 inner loop.

The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. One person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, according to authorities.

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