Wrecks cause backups on 2 interstates

April 19, 2009 10:18:29 AM PDT
Two separate accidents on two different interstates caused major backups on Saturday.Traffic in the two southbound lanes of I-95 came to a complete halt near the I-40 interchange in Johnston County Saturday afternoon.

Authorities say the incident was caused by a couple of crashes. Drivers experienced backups for about seven miles.

Another wreck, this time on I-40, involved three vehicles and caused several lanes to close around 2:30 p.m.

Two cars and a van were involved in the accident in the eastbound lanes of I-40 at I-540.

It took about a half an hour to get traffic rolling back to normal.