A crash in Matthews caused delays and congestion on Interstate 485 at the East John Street exit Thursday afternoon.
The Matthews Police Department tweeted about the wreck just before 2:30 p.m.
Expect delays on I-485 inner loop at the E. John St. exit due to a vehicle crash. @MatthewsFireEMS & @MecklenburgEMS are on scene.— matthewspolice (@matthewspolice) June 8, 2017
Expect delays on I-485 inner loop at the E. John St. exit due to a vehicle crash. @MatthewsFireEMS & @MecklenburgEMS are on scene.
One person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, MEDIC said.
According to WBTV's Sky3, it appeared a single-vehicle ran off the road and ended up in a nearby wooded area.
The road reopened around 3:30 p.m., according to Matthews Police.
Traffic Update - I-485 inner loop @ E. John St. in now back open. Expect some delays until it gets back to its normal traffic flow.— matthewspolice (@matthewspolice) June 8, 2017
Traffic Update - I-485 inner loop @ E. John St. in now back open. Expect some delays until it gets back to its normal traffic flow.
No other information has been released.
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