One dead, three injured in Durham Freeway crash

From staff reportsMarch 25, 2014 

Emergency vehicles continued to block the site of a fatal accident on NC 147 from traffic in Durham in this NC Department of Transportation traffic camera screen grab made at 10:20 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014.


— One person was killed and three others were hospitalized following a two-car crash on the Durham Freeway on Tuesday night, according to Durham police.

The crash happened about 9 p.m. in the northbound lanes, between the ramps of the freeway’s U.S. 15-501 interchange, according to Sgt. E. Peterson.

Police had confirmed one fatality, but didn’t know the condition of the three people who were hospitalized, Peterson said.

Northbound lanes of Durham Freeway, also known as N.C. 147, were blocked for an hour after the crash, according to police.

Further information was not immediately available.

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