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Crash shut down eastbound I-485 Sunday morning

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Traffic was backed up Sunday morning on I-485 because of a two car accident at mile marker 66. 

North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the accident on the eastbound side, where a Chrysler Seabring and a Volkswagen SUV collided.

NCHP Trooper R.A Benge told WBTV the SUV flipped 4-5 times after striking the Chrysler when changing lanes. 

The SUV ended up flipped over in the left two lanes of I485, Benge said.

Medic also responded to the accident and transported two people from the SUV to Presbyterian Main.

An occupant from the Chrysler was transported to CMC Pineville said Trooper Benge.

All injuries were deemed as non-life threatening. 

The residual back up lasted for over an hour as all lanes on the east bound side were closed as emergency agencies responded to the scene.

Trooper Benge said the accident is still under investigation.

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