The road was closed in both directions between Pleasant Drive and Laurel Drive.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.
Highway 70 is closed east and westbound between Pleasant Dr and Laurel Dr due to a traffic crash. The @NCSHP is investigating. Traffic is being rerouted by deputies. Avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/ofxmcXBlye— Durham Sheriff (@DurhamSheriff) April 20, 2019
So far, no information regarding the victims of the crash has been released.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.