NC 147 southbound near Alston Avenue reopens after Durham crash

NC 147 southbound is backed up because of a crash. (NC DOT)

All lanes of the Durham Freeway southbound were closed near Exit 11, the Alston Avenue exit Wednesday evening because of a crash. The lanes reopened shortly before 9 p.m.

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The freeway was expected to be closed for several hours by the crash, which happened just before 8 p.m.

Traffic has returned to a normal flow.

Durham Police did not know how many vehicles were involved but said there were no serious injuries.

Emergency vehicles blocking the road accounted for the freeway's closure.

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