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I-40 crash closes three westbound lanes in Durham County

EMS medics said this tractor-trailer was one of two vehicles involved in a collision on Interstate 40 westbound near Davis Drive shortly before noon Thursday.
EMS medics said this tractor-trailer was one of two vehicles involved in a collision on Interstate 40 westbound near Davis Drive shortly before noon Thursday.

At least two people were taken to Duke University Hospital on Thursday afternoon after a wreck in which a tractor-trailer crashed with another, smaller truck on the westbound side of Interstate 40 near Davis Drive in Durham County.

The state Department of Transportation said the crash happened shortly before noon.

The drivers of the tractor-trailer and the other truck were taken to the hospital, but were not reported to have life-threatening injuries.

The accident closed three of the four westbound lanes.

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