Overturned tractor-trailer blocks south Charlotte ramp, causes heavy backups

Updated: Sep. 19, 2017 at 8:29 AM EDT
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Kristen Hampton | WBTV
Kristen Hampton | WBTV
Kristen Hampton | WBTV
Kristen Hampton | WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer is causing backups in south Charlotte Tuesday morning.

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the tractor-trailer wreck occurred on the Interstate 485 inner loop near Providence Road.

The overturned 18-wheeler is blocking the ramp heading from Providence Road to the I-485 inner loop and the right lane of I-485 inner, according to the Charlotte Traffic Management Center.

Officials on scene said the driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. It is unclear what caused the wreck.

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