• Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down I-485 for hours

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - An overturned tractor-trailer had the outer loop shut down along Interstate 485 in north Charlotte for several hours.

    The tractor-trailer flipped on its side near mile marker 21 blocking the highway.

    The crash was near the W.T. Harris Boulevard on-ramp.

    All lanes reopened by 5 p.m.

    IMAGES: Tractor-trailer overturns on I-485 in north Charlotte


    Officials said the truck was carrying fiberglass and they have to emtpy it before uprighting it.

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