Vehicle fire leads to Brookshire Freeway lane closure

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A lane is closed after a fire had to be extinguished from a car on Brookshire Freeway Friday afternoon.

According to the N.C. Department of Transportation, the incident occurred just after 5 p.m. on northbound N.C. 16 just before Idaho Drive. The right lane is closed in the area.

NCDOT expects the scene to be cleared by 7:15 p.m. Traffic was backed up to North Graham Street as of 5:25 p.m.

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