Woman injured in crash that closed I-40 westbound near Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman was hurt when a vehicle crash closed I-40 westbound near Raleigh for about 90 minutes on Sunday evening.

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The crash was first reported just after 7 p.m. at mile marker 300, which is Rock Quarry Road. Traffic on I-40 begins to slow at the Jones Sausage Road exit.

A detour was set up, but the road reopened just after 8:30 p.m.

Officials said that there were two wrecks at the scene. In the first crash, a woman who was driving was injured and was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

The second crash happened in traffic caused by the original wreck when a car hit the back of a Raleigh Police cruiser. No one was hurt in that incident.

 

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