Accident closes westbound lanes of I-440 near Capital Boulevard

From staff reportsJuly 10, 2014 

Emergency workers block traffic lanes on I-440 westbound at Capital Boulevard after an accident on Thursday, July 10.

NCDOT

— An accident on the westbound side of the Interstate 440 Beltline late Thursday morning shut down two of the three lanes near the Capital Boulevard interchange.

Police called EMS crews to the scene, at the end of the westbound on ramp from southbound Capital Boulevard, but information on the seriousness of injuries was not immediately available.

The accident happened about 11:15 a.m., the state Department of Transportation said.

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