Wrecks block lanes on Independence, interstates

Several wrecks are causing major traffic delays during the morning commute on Independence Boulevard and Interstates 77 and 85 in Charlotte on Tuesday morning.

A wreck at about 6:45 a.m. on Independence Boulevard at the I-277 split has the left lanes blocked, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. Seek other routes, as traffic is backed up.

A wreck on I-77 northbound at 6:45 a.m. blocked the left lane near Woodlawn Road, Exit 6.

And on I-85 southbound, a wreck between Graham Street, Exit 40, and Statesville Avenue, Exit 39, was causing delays.

In Gastonia, three people were transported to the hospital from a wreck at New Hope and Lowell Bethesda roads Tuesday morning. Their conditions were not immediately known.