I-85 shut down in Gaston County after milk truck jackknifes


All lanes were shut down on Interstate 85 in Gaston County after a PET milk truck jackknifed Saturday morning, police say.

The incident happened around 8:15 a.m. on I-85 northbound near mile marker 18. Gastonia police say milk from the truck is running into the southbound lanes.

A second traffic accident happened in the same area, just before the jackknifed truck on I-85.

Officials are asking commuters to use US-74 as an alternate route.

No word on injuries.