Overturned tractor-trailer blocks all lanes of I-485

Several uptown Charlotte streets will remain closed through midnight Tuesday for the Belk Bowl football game at Bank of America Stadium.

The game between the Georgia Bulldogs and Louisville Cardinals will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These streets remain closed:

• South Mint Street between Morehead Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

• Graham Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Mint Street.

• Stonewall Street between Mint and Church Street.

Charlotte area motorists, meanwhile, should stay alert to slippery conditions on Tuesday because of persistent rain.

An overturned tractor-trailer was blocking all lanes of the Interstate 485 Outer Loop at W.T. Harris Boulevard exit 21.

Motorists are being diverted across W.T. Harris at Exit 21 and back onto I-485.

Earlier wrecks also led to delays on Charlotte area highways.

At 9 a.m., a wreck blocked the left lane of Interstate 77 southbound near Clanton Road exit 7.

At 9:45 a.m., the center lane of Interstate 85 southbound in Charlotte was closed because of a stalled vehicle. The lane is blocked near the U.S. 29 Connector (exit 42).

The first wreck of the morning with injuries was reported at 5:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of Hucks Road, off Old Statesville Road in north Charlotte.

In the 6 a.m. hour, police reported wrecks with injuries on Hawthorne Lane at East 7th Street and on Weddington Road near Lake Forest.

In Cabarrus County, a tractor-trailer overturned on southbound Mount Pleasant Road, north of Highway 200 and east of Highway 601.

In the 7 a.m. hour, Caswell Road was closed at 5th Street in Charlotte after a car struck a power pole.

A wreck with injuries was blocking the right westbound lane of Independence Boulevard at Sardis Road.

At 7:45 a.m., a wreck with injuries was reported in the 4600 block of Park Road near Woodlawn Road.

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