I-85 NB in Kannapolis reopens after tractor trailer crash

- An overturned 18-wheeler shut down all lanes of Interstate-85 northbound, just north of Charlotte. 

The serious accident happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday on I-85 at Exit 63 in Kannapolis. 

Heavy backups were reported, leading about nine miles out. 

Drivers were asked to use Exit 58 (US - 29 North) to NC - 152 East to re-access I-85 northbound. 

The lanes are expected to reopen by 8:30 a.m.





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