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.