Overturned Harris Teeter truck on I-85 near China Grove

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Drivers are at a standstill as an overturned semi has shutdown parts of I-85 near China Grove. (WJZY)

There is a major accident on I-85 near China Grove in Rowan County due to an overturned Harris Teeter tractor trailer. Drivers are being advised to avoid the area as parts of the highway are shut down.

Our FOX 46 news crew is on the scene.

I-85 North is closed near Charlotte at exit 68 and the road is not expected to be open before 11 a.m.

It is taking approximately an hour to get from exit 61-68, which is about 3/4 of a mile.

Drivers have turned their cars and trucks off as they are at a standstill, to try to conserve gas.