A truck dumped debris onto eastbound lanes of Interstate 440 near Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday morning, Dec. 18, 2018, choking traffic during the morning commute.
A truck dumped debris onto eastbound lanes of Interstate 440 near Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday morning, Dec. 18, 2018, choking traffic during the morning commute. NCDOT
A truck dumped debris onto eastbound lanes of Interstate 440 near Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday morning, Dec. 18, 2018, choking traffic during the morning commute. NCDOT

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