I-540 reopens after vehicles crash head-on

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A head-on crash closed lanes on I-540 for more than an hour on Tuesday night.

The two-vehicle crash happened on I-540 near I-40 around 9:15 p.m.

All lanes were closed on I-540 West near Exit 1, which is I-40, officials say.

The NC State Highway Patrol told WNCN the tire on a car blew out and as that driver tried to pull over he lost control.

The car spun around and authorities say it was then hit by another vehicle head on

The scene was cleared and all lanes opened around 10:30 p.m.

One of the cars involved in the crash. Photo by David Hattman/WNCN
One of the cars involved in the crash. Photo by David Hattman/WNCN

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