I-85 southbound reopens after crash in Durham

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DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) —  Interstate 85 southbound in Durham was closed for about 40 minutes Saturday evening after a vehicle crash.


The crash was reported at 6:30 p.m. in the left southbound lanes of I-85 near exit 177, which is Avondale Drive/US-501 Business.

Initially, officials said that just the two left lanes were closed.

However, a North Carolina Department of Transportation traffic camera showed all southbound lanes were closed at U.S. 70 around 7 p.m.

Authorities later confirmed that all southbound lanes were closed.

All southbound lanes reopened around 7:40 p.m., officials said.


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