Traffic incidents shutdown part of I-40 in Morrisville and I-95 in Rocky Mount

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Monday, October 19, 2020
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Police activity closes I-40 near Aviation Parkway

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- A pair of traffic problems on two different interstates slowed drivers in Central North Carolina.

A major crash on Interstate 95 southbound in Rocky Mount near NC-4 forced a closure of all southbound lanes.

NCDOT crews estimate the road will reopen to traffic around 4 p.m.

The other incident happened around 12 p.m. on Interstate 40 at Aviation Parkway in Morrisville.

Officials said there was a person on the overpass that needed help. Law enforcement was able to safely remove the person from the bridge and reopen I-40 to drivers.