DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Only one out of five lanes are open in Interstate 85 North in Davidson County following a crash Thursday afternoon, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
North Carolina Highway Patrol said four tractor-trailers were involved in the crash and one of the drivers was sent to a hospital.
NCDOT said the crash happened near Mile Maker 87 around 2:56 p.m. the road has since reopened.
Troopers are advising drivers to use the following detour:
- Take Exit 86 and turn right onto Belmont Road.
- From Belmont Road, drive a half mile, enter the turnaround, and turn right onto Clyde Fitzgerald Road.
- From Clyde Fitzgerald Road, drive two and a half miles and turn left onto NC 47.
- From NC 47, drive 100 feet and turn right to re-access I-85