Vehicle crash shuts down I-85 northbound at Freedom Dr. - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC

Vehicle crash briefly shuts down I-85 northbound at Freedom Dr.

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Interstate 85 shut down in the northbound lanes due to a vehicle crash earlier Thursday morning, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

The crash happened near Exit 34 at Freedom Drive on Thursday morning around 9:30 a.m.

Emergency workers told WBTV that two people were transported to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.  Two others were transported with minor injuries.

All four people were taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main in Charlotte.

Motorists should expect residual delays.

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