Lanes on I-40 in Wake Co. back open after wreck involving tractor-trailer

Photo Courtesy: Patrick Priest/WNCN

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) – Highway Patrol is investigating a wreck involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 40 near Exit 306 in Wake County.

The incident was reported shortly after 10 a.m. Monday. The left two lanes of I-40 in both directions were closed near U.S. Highway 70 Business.

Authorities said two other vehicles were involved in the crash. They were both traveling westbound at the time. Authorities said the truck avoided going into the eastbound lanes of I-40.

The tractor trailer flipped over and stayed in the media.

The lanes were reopned around 1 p.m.

Two people were transported for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, the Highway Patrol confirmed.

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