Union County accident closes N.C. 218

An accident has been reported on N.C. 218 at Rock Hill Church Road in Union County, North Carolina Highway Patrol officials said.

And WSOC-TV is reporting that as a result, officials have closed a portion of the road, backing up traffic in both directions.

The incident happened around 7 a.m., and it was unclear whether anyone was injured, officials said.

WSOC reports the accident involved a tractor-trailer that crashed and overturned.

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