All lanes of I-77 northbound reopen after wreck

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - An accident on I-77 Northbound snarled traffic near the Nations Ford Road exit for more than 30 minutes Thursday morning.

Medic and Charlotte police responded to the scene of a two car accident that blocked two lanes of the interstate.  Once on scene crews discovered that one of the cars struck one of the overpass pillars.

Traffic backed up for more than five miles while police and medic worked to get the wreck cleared.

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