One injured when vehicle flips over on I-85

Published 12:00 am Monday, June 8, 2015

One person was injured in an auto accident Sunday afternoon on Interstate 85.

A white sport utility vehicle flipped over the guard rail on Interstate 85 north. Of the five passengers in the vehicle, one was apparently injured.┬áThe N.C. Highway Patrol was unable to be reached for a comment on the extent of the person’s injuries or other details on the incident.

As emergency personnel worked to remove the overturned vehicle from the roadside, north- and south-bound traffic was congested for multiple miles.

The accident occurred between 2:30 and 3 p.m. near the Rowan-Cabarrus border. Traffic congestion continued even after the accident was cleared.