• 7-vehicle crash shuts down portion of I-485 in Ballantyne


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A portion of Interstate 485 in Ballantyne is shut down after a 7-vehicle crash.

    The apparent chain-reaction wreck happened just before 10:30 a.m. near Johnston Road.

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    Officials said the right lane is closed as crews work to clear debris from the roadway.

    The interstate is expected to completely reopen around 11:30 a.m.

    No additional details have been released.

    Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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