Crash closes I-95 southbound near Cumberland-Harnett County line

A crash on Interstate 95 near the Cumberland-Harnett County line stopped all traffic headed south for over an hour.

The crash happened near near Exit 70, Bud Hawkins Road, before 6 a.m.

The crash involved a tractor trailer and sent at least one person to the hospital with injuries.

All southbound lanes were closed until just before 7:30 a.m. when one lane was opened. NCDOT crews said it could take until around 9 to fully reopen the interstate.

The official detour is to get off on Long Branch Road and take US-301 until you can get back onto I-95 south.
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