Person seriously injured in Matthews wreck on I-485

Person seriously injured in Matthews wreck on I-485
(WBTV's Sky3)
(WBTV's Sky3)
(WBTV's Sky3)
(WBTV's Sky3)
(WBTV's Sky3)
(WBTV's Sky3)

MATTHEWS, NC (WBTV) - 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.

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.

No other information has been released.

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