Trucks crash in Gaston County, snarl morning commute on I85

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Commuters traveling east into Charlotte from Gaston County are experiencing several miles of delays after two tractor-trailers collided along Interstate 85.

Delays stretch miles in both directions after the trucks collided in the southbound lanes near Cox Rd (exit 21). Two right lanes are closed southbound. While all lanes remain open northbound, on-looker delays are reported. Use US 74 as an alternate route.

The extent of injuries and the cause of the crash was not immediately known. Fox 46 News is on the scene and will have updates as information becomes available.

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