KANNAPOLIS, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - 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.