Crash Involving Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Lanes On I-85 In Gaston County

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — A crash that caused a tractor trailer to overturn has shut down the northbound lanes on I-85 near Exit 19 in Belmont.

The crash happened around 8:19 a.m.

No word on injuries.

Drivers should expect heavy delays and take an alternate route if traveling in the area: Exit 10A (US-74 East). Continue on US-74 East for approximatley 8 miles and make a left onto NC-279. Continue on NC-279 North for approximately half of a mile to reaccess I-85. 

Crews are working to clear the scene.

Check back for updates.