Accident snarls I-40/I-440 connection in southwest Raleigh

From staff reportsApril 5, 2013 

Foam sprayed by firefighters coats the pavement on Interstate 440 underneath Interstate 40 Friday morning in Raleigh.

N.C. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

— Police closed a portion of Interstate 440 at its intersection with Interstate 40 and U.S. 64 in the southwest part of the city after a crash prompted firefighters to spray foam on the highway, making it slippery.

Traffic on westbound I-40 slowed because vehicles were being restricted on ramps leading to the other roads.

The accident happened shortly before 9 a.m.

No injuries were reported, and all traffic was normal at 1:30 p.m.

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