Tractor-trailer fire shuts down I-485 in south Charlotte - | WBTV Charlotte

Tractor-trailer fire shuts down I-485 in south Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A south Charlotte road was shut down for some time Friday afternoon due to a tractor-trailer fire. 

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the inner loop on Interstate 485 near Providence Road has been closed. 

The North Carolina Department of Transportation said the road closure began at 2:15 p.m. There were injuries reported in the wreck, according to the NCDOT.

According to the NCDOT, the incident is causing major delays and congestion. The wreck is expected to be cleared by 3:15 p.m., the NCDOT said. 

Crews have not said what caused the wreck. 

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