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Multi-vehicle crash blocks part of I-485 outer in south Charlotte

Updated: May. 10, 2021 at 7:06 AM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A crash caused at least three lanes to close along Interstate 485 in south Charlotte to close Monday morning.

The crash happened on I-485 outer near the exit ramp for South Boulevard. At least three cars were involved. A tractor-trailer also overturned in the area.

The three-vehicle crash blocked the exit ramp from I-485 outer to exits 65, 65A and 65 B to Pineville Road.

A tractor-trailer also overturned on the South Boulevard exit ramp from I-485 outer.

Tractor-trailer overturned at the South Boulevard exit ramp from I-485 outer
Tractor-trailer overturned at the South Boulevard exit ramp from I-485 outer(Devin Futrelle | WBTV)

One person was taken to Atrium CMC with serious serious injuries from the tractor-trailer accident. In the multi-vehicle crash, Medic says one person was taken to Atrium Pineville with minor injuries.

The Charlotte area experienced heavy downpours during the overnight hours and rain may have been a contributing factor.

We’re working to learn more detains regarding what may have caused the crashes. Pineville Matthews Road may be used as an alternate route.

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