4 injured, part of I-485 Outer closes due to multi-vehicle crash

4 injured, part of I-485 Outer closes due to multi-vehicle crash
Four people were injured and part of I-485 Outer was closed due to a multi-vehicle crash on the highway Friday afternoon. (Source: WALB)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Four people were injured and part of I-485 Outer was closed due to a multi-vehicle crash on the highway Friday afternoon.

Officials say I-485 Outer Loop at Johnston Road was closed due to the crash. The highway reopened around 5:30 p.m.

Emergency medical officials say four people were taken to the hospital, three with serious injuries and one with non-life-threatening injuries.

Drivers are advised to use caution in the area as several fire companies are working. Drivers should continue to expect delays during the evening commute.

There’s no word on what happened in the crash.

This is a developing story and officials have not provided any other details.

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