Cabarrus County highway reopened hours after serious crash

The crash happened on Highway 24/27 near Sam Black Road on Monday evening.
Highway 24/27 in Midland is expected to be shut down for hours following a serious crash.
Highway 24/27 in Midland is expected to be shut down for hours following a serious crash.(MGN)
Published: Nov. 14, 2022 at 6:09 PM EST
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MIDLAND, N.C. (WBTV) - A major highway in Cabarrus County was shut down after a ‘very serious’ crash on Monday evening, local officials said.

According to Midland Fire and Rescue, the incident happened on Highway 24/27 near Sam Black Road.

The road was completely shut down for about two hours while the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

All lanes have now reopened and traffic returned to its normal flow shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Drivers had been urged to seek alternate routes and use caution in the area.

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