Tractor trailer wreck causes block on I-85 in west Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — A tractor-trailer has blocked all lanes of I-85 South and the left lane of I-85 North due to a wreck at Sugar Creek Road today.

Charlotte Fire and State Highway Patrol ask drivers to avoid the area for the next several hours while they clear the road.

DOT cameras show that a chunk of the median wall was destroyed due to the collision.

Charlotte Fire says the roadway is expected to be open around 6:00 p.m.

This is a developing story. Check back at wsoctv.com for updates.

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