Wreck shuts down portion of I-85 in Cabarrus County

Wreck shuts down portion of I-85 in Cabarrus County
Photo courtesy of Frank Troutman
Photo courtesy of Frank Troutman
Photo courtesy of Frank Troutman
Photo courtesy of Frank Troutman

CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) - A crash has shut down a portion of Interstate 85 in Cabarrus County Thursday afternoon.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the wreck happened on I-85 southbound near Dale Earnhardt Boulevard at Exit 60 in Concord. The crash happened just before 11:30 a.m.

Drivers are asked to take Exit 68 for approximately 10 miles before turning right to head back onto I-85.

The road is expected to reopen around 3:30 p.m.

There's no word on what caused the wreck. It is unclear whether anyone was injured.

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