I-85 NB shut down just before Mallard Creek Church Road - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC

I-85 northbound lanes reopen after multi-vehicle crash

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Lanes are back open on I-85 northbound Friday evening. A crash just before 4:00 p.m. shut down the interstate at Mallard Creek Church Road for about 30 minutes.

Troopers with the N.C. Highway Patrol say the accident was serious.

The N.C. Highway Patrol said a pickup truck, passenger car, and motorcycle were involved in the wreck.

Troopers said they believe the motorcycle hit the back of the passenger car after the car slowed down in traffic. Investigators believe the impact then forced the car into the path of the pickup truck.

Mecklenburg Medic treated two patients, one with very serious injuries and the second with potentially very serious injuries.

There has been no update on the condition of the victims.

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