CHARLOTTE (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A serious crash that injured four people has partially closed the I-485 Inner Loop Thursday in west Charlotte, according to NCDOT.
The accident happened at 10:34 a.m. Thursday, May 25, on I-485 near Moores Chapel Road. The interstate is completely shut down prior to Exit 12.
According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the crash involved a tractor-trailer that was carrying a mobile home and another vehicle. The expected impact on traffic is high, the N.C. Department of Transportation reported.
An N.C. Highway Patrol official said the accident involved six vehicles with one vehicle involved in a fender bender before the mobile-home crash. The vehicle involving the mobile home traveled in an I-485 outbound lane and ended up in the inbound lanes during the accident.
Medic reported to Queen City News that four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
No word on what caused the multi-vehicle wreck at this time.
All lanes have been opened as of 6:45 p.m., according to NCDOT. However, there will be a moving closure from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on inside shoulder edge of I-485 inner between I-77 South to I-485 (mile marker 10).
This is a developing story; check back for updates.