Troopers: Alcohol suspected in deadly wrong-way southwest Charlotte wreck

Troopers: Alcohol suspected in deadly wrong-way southwest Charlotte wreck
(Fred Craft | WBTV)
(Fred Craft | WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman who was killed in a crash in southwest Charlotte early Sunday morning has been identified.

According to Highway Patrol, 32-year-old Lauren Nichole Davis was killed in a three-vehicle wreck on the inner loop of Interstate 485 near South Boulevard around 2:30 a.m.  Troopers say Davis was heading the wrong way on I-485 near South Boulevard.

Davis reportedly struck two other vehicles head-on, injuring the people who were inside those vehicles.

Multiple lanes were shut down following the wreck as officials cleared the scene, reports say.

Troopers believe alcohol was a factor in the wreck.

The toxicology reports were still pending.

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