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Two tractor-trailers wreck on I-85, shuts down several lanes

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A wreck involving two tractor-trailers has shut down several lanes on Interstate 85 in west Charlotte Friday morning. 

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the crash occurred on I-85 southbound near Exit 37 at Beatties Ford Road. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a tractor-trailer struck the median and then reportedly hit another 18-wheeler. The wreck happened just before 5 a.m. 

Three of the four lanes have been shut down, police say. The lanes are expected to reopen around 7 a.m. 

Police say one of the tractor-trailers is a gas-tanker but was empty at the time of the wreck. 

NC Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck. 

It is unclear whether anyone was injured in the wreck. 

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