1 dead in fiery I-85 crash, NC officials seek driver of 3rd vehicle

Photo by Cassel Marsh via WBTV

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) — A deadly crash shut down all lanes on I-85 northbound near Sam Wilson Road early Saturday morning.

Highway Patrol says a driver slammed into the back of a semi truck just before 5 a.m. The car went up in flames.

Troopers confirmed one person died.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they are searching for another driver involved in the crash that fled the scene.

The names of those involved have not been released.

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