Durham County

Crash causes backups on US 15-501 in west Durham

A traffic accident at U.S. 15-501 and Mount Moriah Road near Interstate 40 is creating backups for morning commuters.

No serious injuries were reported in the accident, which happened about 6:45 a.m. Friday, but the wreck closed two lanes of 15-501, and the state Department of Transportation warned drivers to expect slowdowns due to congestion.

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