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Wreck on I-85, drivers told to avoid area

Source: WBTV viewer Source: WBTV viewer
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A wreck on I-85 soutbound shut down the area of the road near exit 27 Sunday afternoon. 

It was reported at first that the wreck contained 15-20 cars. Authorities later said the wreck involved five. 

Authorities said that five people were taken to the hospital following the crash. 

A viewer told WBTV that debris was in every lane, and that "right after the crash, many people jumped out of their cars as far as 10 cars back to run and help perform emergency aid." 

The story will be updated with more details. 

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