Crash causes heavy delays on I-85 in Gaston County

Crash causes heavy delays on I-85 in Gaston County

BELMONT, NC (WBTV) - A crash shut down multiple lanes on Interstate 85 in Gaston County Wednesday morning.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, a wreck closed two lanes on I-85 northbound near East Ozark Avenue at Exit 19 near Belmont for a time. The crash happened around 8 a.m.

NCDOT said the crash was cleared a short time later, but residual delays remained. Drivers can expect heavy delays in the area until 2 p.m.

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

Firefighters tweeted about a wreck involving a tractor-trailer at Exit 14.

Crews said there was a diesel leak.

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