GASTON CO., NC (WJZY) - A trailer carrying bees overturned Tuesday afternoon on I-85 northbound in Charlotte near the Gaston-Mecklenburg county line, blocking traffic and causing delays through the area.
Authorities said I-85 northbound reopened around 6 p.m. Tuesday. The trailer overturned at mile marker 28, near the weigh station at the Catawba River.
Multiple NCDOT incident management units were on scene.
A beekeeper was also on scene to manage the bees that were let loose on the highway.
Medic said one person was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Expect heavy residual delays in the area. US HWY 74 is the alternate route for traffic.