Traffic is currently blocked along eastbound NC-42 near I-40, just east of Clayton, due to an accident.
Another crashes blocked both directions of I-40 just north of Four Oaks in Johnston County two hours earlier.
Big delays I-40 near US 70 Clayton byp. due to accident. Both directions blocked. Use US 50 or US 70 as alternates pic.twitter.com/glD44lNFjq— @AmberRupinta (ABC11 (@RupintaABC11) July 22, 2016
Just after 7:30 a.m., authorities had to close both westbound lanes and the right eastbound lane at exit 319 for NC-210 due to a multi-vehicle crash.
Westbound lanes were reopened to drivers about an hour later, but the eastbound lane remained closed until about 9 a.m.
Details surrounding both accidents have not been released.
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