Man on bridge closes I-40 in Raleigh

(Charles Malloy/CBS North Carolina)

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Interstate 40 in Raleigh was closed to traffic for more than two hours Thursday evening at the Lake Wheeler interchange due to a police situation.

Raleigh police said the situation involved an adult male and ended without injury around 9 p.m.

Traffic on Interstate-40 was backed up miles in both directions as Raleigh police dealt with the situation.

The situation did not present a threat to the public, the police said.

The male was transported for medical evaluation.

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