Disabled vehicle snags I-40 traffic eastbound in south Raleigh

From staff reportsJune 10, 2013 

Backed up traffic on Interstate 40 eastbound at Avent Ferry Road shows the effect a disabled vehicle had on the highway Monday morning.


— A disabled vehicle in the center lane of Interstate 40 eastbound near the Gorman Street exit in Raleigh slowed traffic to a crawl Monday morning.

The state Department of Transportation said traffic was moving at about 10 mph as far back as Exit 293.

They said it would take until mid-morning for the backup to ease.

The problem started at about 8:45 a.m.

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