Wreck involving several vehicles closes lanes of I-40E near Airport Boulevard

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Monday, February 6, 2023
Wreck involving several cars closes 2 lanes of I-40E near Airport Blvd
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A wreck is slowing traffic on I-40 near Airport Boulevard.

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A serious wreck slowed traffic on I-40 near Airport Boulevard (Exit 284).

It happened about 4:20 p.m. Monday and caused emergency workers to close two lanes of the interstate's four lanes heading east.

There appear to be three vehicles involved.


Traffic was backed up all the way to the Durham Freeway.

One lane reopened nearly two hours after the crash.

There was no immediate word on injuries. Drivers should avoid the area if possible.