On the afternoon of August 22, an accident involving a tractor-trailer on southbound Interstate 77 near Charlotte caused personal injuries and left traffic standing still.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident at about 11:30 a.m. According to MEDIC, one person received transport to Carolinas Medical Center with injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.
At one point, the crash resulted in all four lanes of traffic being blocked. Police redirected traffic off of the interstate at the exit for Gilead Road.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.