The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. near exits 300 and 301 at Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh, between the I-40/440 split. It is unclear if anyone was injured.
Dump truck involved in ax this AM. It and painter truck it hit both towed away, 1 lane of 40 EB should open soon pic.twitter.com/DAX7IlsgLo— Caitlin Knute-ABC11 (@CKnuteABC11) September 16, 2015
Officials said the accident involved a contract worker for the North Carolina Department of Transportation working on the Fortify roadway project. The crash caused the truck to spill diesel fuel along the roadway. Crews worked for hours to clean up the scene. All lanes were reopened around 6:45 a.m.
Traffic was backed up for miles at the start of the morning commute.
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