Crash closes one lane of I-40 east in Raleigh

From staff reportsJanuary 16, 2013 

Authorities have closed one of four eastbound lanes on Interstate 40 at exit 299 near Hammond Road in Raleigh on Wednesday morning because of a vehicle accident, according to the state Department of Transportation.

NC DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

— An accident on eastbound Interstate 40 near Hammond Road has closed one of four lanes shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said a tractor-trailer and passenger vehicles were involved, but no injuries were reported.

Fire apparatus was called to wash away fluids that leaked from vehicles onto the rainy roadway.

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