Multiple wrecks on I-85 North in Guilford County near Groometown Road

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- Highway Patrol responded to multiple wrecks on northbound Interstate 85 near Groometown Road Wednesday evening.

The wrecks happened around 6:15 p.m.

A Highway Patrol officer said a pick-up truck stopped in the interstate after seeing a car break-down.

A chain reaction crash involving six cars happened after that.

Three people were taken to the hospital, but everyone is expected to be OK.

Highway Patrol charged one driver for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.