Milk truck closes I-85 northbound in Gastonia

A Pet Milk Truck jackknifed on I-85 northbound in Gastonia has shut down the interstate near mile marker 18. Several drivers are caught in the traffic as crews work to clean up the accident, including milk from the interstate.

Gastonia police recommend using US-74 as an alternate route. Several accidents are being reported across the area as heavy rain continues to fall. Check out FOX 46's traffic map for the latest information on accidents.