Accident hampers I-40 eastbound in Wake County

From staff reportsSeptember 21, 2013 

Early-morning traffic backs up on eastbound Interstate 40 at Reedy Creek Road after a Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, accident near the Harrison Avenue exit that involved a tractor-trailer and a bus in this image made from a N.C. Department of Transportation traffic camera. All lanes were closed for hours.


Most eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 at Harrison Avenue had reopened Saturday morning after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a bus, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

All of I-40 East near Exit 287 was blocked for part of the morning, according to the NCDOT. One lane remained closed and was not expected to reopen until 1 p.m. to allow emergency responders time to clear the scene and investigate the accident.

More information about the accident was not immediately available.

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