Crash causes delays on I-40 eastbound in Johnston County

JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A serious crash has traffic backed up on Interstate 40 in Johnston County.

It happened Monday afternoon near mile marker 319 in the McGee's Crossroads area of the county.

All eastbound lanes were initially shut down but one lane has reopened.

Still, traffic is backed up for an estimated three miles. Drivers are urged to avoid the area if possible.
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