Major wreck shuts down I-85 in Charlotte

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I-85  back-up in Charlotte after major traffic incident. (WCNC photo)

I-85 back-up in Charlotte after major traffic incident. (WCNC photo)

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — A multi-vehicle accident shut down I-85 northbound in Charlotte for a short time on Friday afternoon, according to WCNC.

The accident occurred around 4 p.m. and involves a motorcycle and three cars.

WCNC reports that two people were taken to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries and another with potentially life-threatening injuries.

All lanes were re-opened by 5:00 p.m.

Read more at WCNC