Today’s traffic: A few accidents during Friday’s commute

There were several accidents in the Charlotte area during Friday’s commute.

But there is much less congestion than usual, as some people might be getting an early start to the holiday weekend.

At 8:55 a.m., here were the problem spots:

▪ Accident on N.C. 115/Old Statesville Road at Gilead Road.

▪ Road blockage at Selwyn Avenue and Dameron Street.

▪ Stalled vehicle at Trade Street and John Street in Matthews.

▪ Accident on N. Wendover Road at Eastway Drive.