GASTONIA, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - UPDATE: 1:16 PM - All lanes have reopened on I-85 southbound except for the right lane, according to NCDOT officials. There are still residual delays in the area.
A serious crash has shut down all southbound lanes of I-85 in Gastonia Saturday morning, according to Gastonia Police & Fire officials.
The crash is near Hwy 321, exit 17, and involves two tractor trailers. One has reportedly flipped and is leaking fuel, according to firefighters.
Authorities say the road will be closed for several hours and recommend motorists use U.S. Hwy 74 as an alternate route.
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