DURHAM (WTVD) --Earlier, snow and ice were a problem for motorists. Later Monday evening, fog became an obstacle as well. Multiple accidents were reported across the Triangle and throughout the region.
An eight-vehicle accident shut down Interstate 85 southbound near the US 15-501 exit on Monday night. Authorities said the incident was weather-related.
No serious injuries were reported.
The lanes reopened sometime after 10:30 p.m.
Another multi-vehicle accident in Durham happened at Martin Luther King from University to US 15-501.
Several people were involved, but late Monday, police did not have any details on injuries or exactly how many people and vehicles were involved.
Another accident at I-85 northbound in Orange County left lane closed near Exit 170 (US 70).
And in Chatham County, both directions of US 15-501 were closed in Pittsboro with motorists beings given a detour. An accident about 7:30 p.m. caused the snarl and the road was shut down at the Haw River Bridge.
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The NB and SB lanes of US 421 near exit 168 (S Chatham Ave Ext) are closed at this time. All traffic is being diverted to the exit ramps— Chatham County 911 (@Chatham911) February 16, 2016